# problem with divisibility

• September 1st 2010, 05:32 AM
olkaabc
problem with divisibility
$a,b,k$ are positive integer numbers such that: $k|a^2b+1$ and $k|ab^2+1$ prove that $k|a^3+1$ and $k|b^3+1$.

Thanks for help.
• September 1st 2010, 05:35 AM
grgrsanjay
what does | mean??
• September 1st 2010, 05:47 AM
olkaabc
x|y means: y is divisible by x. Differently: x|y means that exists z (z is integer number) such that y=xz.
• September 8th 2010, 08:06 AM
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For forum organization purposes, there has been a new thread started by someone else with the same question.

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ty-155566.html

Update: The problem has been resolved on the other thread.