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A COMPLETE FORMULA FOR THE ORDER OF APPEARANCE OF THE POWERS OF LUCAS NUMBERS
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A COMPLETE FORMULA FOR THE ORDER OF APPEARANCE OF THE POWERS OF LUCAS NUMBERS
Pongsriiam, Prapanpong;
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 Abstract
Let and be the nth Fibonacci number and Lucas number, respectively. The order of appearance of m in the Fibonacci sequence, denoted by z(m), is the smallest positive integer k such that m divides . Marques obtained the formula of in some cases. In this article, we obtain the formula of for all .
 Keywords
Fibonacci number;Lucas number;the order of appearance;the rank of appearance;
 Language
English
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