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Chicken mcnugget theorem?

Can someone prove that \(mn-m-n+1\) can be written as \(mx+ny\) where \(x\) and \(y\) are non-negative integers without using the Chicken mcnugget theorem?

Note by Jerry Bao
2 years ago

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The proof of the Chicken McNugget Theorem addresses this. Daniel Liu · 2 years ago

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@Daniel Liu that would be irrational if we were to try to prove it with induction Jerry Bao · 2 years ago

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