Write a Python program to compute the greatest common divisor (GCD) of two positive integers.
def gcd(x, y): gcd = 1 if x % y == 0: return y for k in range(int(y / 2), 0, -1): if x % k == 0 and y % k == 0: gcd = k break return gcd print(gcd(12, 17)) print(gcd(4, 6))
Python Exercise – Compute the greatest common divisor (GCD) of two positive integers
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