Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - Modular arithmetic problem

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    May 2010
    Posts
    1

    Question Modular arithmetic problem

    in the Princeton Companion to Math on p250 the problem 'left to the reader' is to use modular arithmetic to show whether (n^7)-77 is ever a Fibonacci number. I need help to figure out how to set about showing this since I am stuck.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor chiph588@'s Avatar
    Joined
    Sep 2008
    From
    Champaign, Illinois
    Posts
    1,163
    Quote Originally Posted by DaveB View Post
    in the Princeton Companion to Math on p250 the problem 'left to the reader' is to use modular arithmetic to show whether (n^7)-77 is ever a Fibonacci number. I need help to figure out how to set about showing this since I am stuck.
    Art of Problem Solving • View topic - Fibonacci number n^7 - 77
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Modular arithmetic
    Posted in the Number Theory Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: May 3rd 2011, 11:07 PM
  2. Modular Arithmetic
    Posted in the Number Theory Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: March 28th 2010, 05:08 AM
  3. Modular arithmetic
    Posted in the Math Topics Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: February 28th 2010, 10:45 AM
  4. Modular Arithmetic
    Posted in the Number Theory Forum
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: October 31st 2009, 01:56 AM
  5. Modular arithmetic problem
    Posted in the Number Theory Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: February 5th 2007, 04:44 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum