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Numerator Divisibility Nuance (Posted on 2011-01-22) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each of p and q is a positive integer, with p and q being relatively prime, such that:

p/q = 1 - 1/2 + 1/3 - 1/4 + ...... - 1/1318 + 1/1319

Prove that p is divisible by 1979.

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(In reply to Solution by Brian Smith)

Excellent solution!  Nice problem!
  Posted by Steve Herman on 2011-01-23 16:14:54

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