Congratulations to one of the most brilliant young minds in the Brilliant community for passing the PMO Area Stage Qualifiers - @Sean Anderson Ty. I say that this is a great feat for there are many who had the chance but wasn't able to qualify (Yep, I'm talking about me) He also lives/studies in the same city as I am, so I am proud that maybe one of ours is going to be part of IMO.  As a gift, I give these Fibonacci problems (Who doesn't like proving?) 1) Let $m$ and $n$ be positive integers. Prove that, if $m$ is divisible by $n$, then, $f_{m}$ is divisible by $f_{n}$.  2) Let $m$ and $n$ be positive integers whose greatest common divisor is $d$. Prove that the greatest common divisor of the Fibonacci numbers $f_{m}$ and $f_{n}$ is the Fibonacci number $f_{d}$ Note by Marc Vince Casimiro
5 years, 1 month ago

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- 5 years, 1 month ago

@Sean Ty Congrats!

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