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Fibonacci sequence; Diophantine equation
Let $F_n$ denote the $n^{th}$ term of the Fibonacci sequence. In this paper, we investigate the Diophantine equation $F_1^p+2F_2^p+\cdots +kF_{k}^p=F_{n}^q$ in the positive integers $k$ and $n$, where $p$ and $q$ are given positive integers. A complete solution is given if the exponents are included in the set $\lbrace 1,2\rbrace $. Based on the specific cases we could solve, and a computer search with $p,q,k\le 100$ we conjecture that beside the trivial solutions only $F_8=F_1+2F_2+3F_3+4F_4$, $F_4^2=F_1+2F_2+3F_3$, and $F_4^3=F_1^3+2F_2^3+3F_3^3$ satisfy the title equation.
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