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An increasing function equation (Posted on 2021-01-24) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find all strictly increasing functions f:N->N such that (f(x) + f(y))/(1 + f(x + y)) is a non-zero natural number, for all x, y∈N.

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Some Thoughts A family of functions | Comment 1 of 2
f(x) = kx + 1  works, where k is an integer > 0

Then  (f(x) + f(y))/(1 + f(x + y)) = 1

I don't offhand see anything else that works.

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2021-01-24 20:22:37
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