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    Prove by Mathematical Induction

    Prove that a^n + b^n is divisible by a + b for all positive odd integers of n.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aryth View Post
    Prove that a^n + b^n is divisible by a + b for all positive odd integers of n.

    Thanks in advance.
    You just need the fact that for odd positive integers n:
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