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Another Increasing Function

Maybe you remember that back in January 2003, I offered you an increasing function that met two criteria (click the problem archives to see it). This month, I will challenge you with another increasing function that meets two criteria...

 

Let f map positive integers to positive integers with the conditions:

 

 

i) f(n+1) > f(n)

ii) f(f(n)) = 3n

 

 

Find f(955).

 



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