# Algebra or Geometry

Algebra Level 4

It is given that $2\cos \dfrac{2\pi}{n} = x+\dfrac{1}{x}$ for $n \in \mathbb N$. If $x^{n} + \dfrac{1}{x^{n}} = an^{b}$, where $a$ and $b$ are real numbers, find $a+b$.

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