# Coherent numbers

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Positive numbers that differ from one another only by quasi-prime factors (See Quasi-prime number). In the solution of additive problems one often uses the fact that the numbers of solutions of certain additive problems relating to distinct coherent numbers are asymptotically equal.

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This article was adapted from an original article by B.M. Bredikhin (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article