Given two numbers M and N. The task is to print the number which has the maximum number of distinct prime factors of numbers in range M and N. If there exist multiple numbers, print the smallest one.
Input: a=4, b=10
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 4 is 1
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 5 is 1
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 6 is 2
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 7 is 1
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 8 is 1
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 9 is 1
Number of distinct Prime Factors of 10 is 2
Input: a=100, b=150
The approach is to use Sieve of Erathosthenes. Create a factorCount array to store the the number of distinct prime factors of a number. While marking the number as prime, increment the count of prime factors in its multiples. In the end, get the maximum number stored in the factorCount array which will be the answer.
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