Problem of the week #3

August 1st, 2008 | Categories: general math, Problem of the week | Tags:

No integral this time – I’m saving those for another day. This week’s problem is

Give a proof of the relationship between the Fibonacci Numbers and the determinant of the matrices discussed in this post.

As always, this is just for fun as there are no prizes (unless, of course, some kind sponsor would like to help me out).

Feel free to give submissions via the comments section but, be warned, it doesn’t support latex. Probably the best way to submit your solutions would be to send them to my email address. I’ll take just about any format – even Microsoft word – but pdf or Latex is probably best. Solutions that I think to be correct will be published here at a later date (subject to obtaining your permission of course).

Have fun.

Update: Click here for the solution.

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