# Python Program for How to check if a given number is Fibonacci number?

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• Last Updated : 24 Feb, 2022

Given a number \’n\’, how to check if n is a Fibonacci number. First few Fibonacci numbers are 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, ..
Examples :

```Input : 8
Output : Yes

Input : 34
Output : Yes

Input : 41
Output : No```

Following is an interesting property about Fibonacci numbers that can also be used to check if a given number is Fibonacci or not.
A number is Fibonacci if and only if one or both of (5*n2 + 4) or (5*n2 – 4) is a perfect square (Source: Wiki).

## Python3

 `# python program to check if x is a perfect square` `import` `math`   `# A utility function that returns true if x is perfect square` `def` `isPerfectSquare(x):` `    ``s ``=` `int``(math.sqrt(x))` `    ``return` `s``*``s ``=``=` `x`   `# Returns true if n is a Fibonacci Number, else false` `def` `isFibonacci(n):`   `    ``# n is Fibonacci if one of 5*n*n + 4 or 5*n*n - 4 or both` `    ``# is a perfect square` `    ``return` `isPerfectSquare(``5``*``n``*``n ``+` `4``) ``or` `isPerfectSquare(``5``*``n``*``n ``-` `4``)` `   `  `# A utility function to test above functions` `for` `i ``in` `range``(``1``,``11``):` `     ``if` `(isFibonacci(i) ``=``=` `True``):` `         ``print` `(i,``"is a Fibonacci Number"``)` `     ``else``:` `         ``print` `(i,``"is a not Fibonacci Number "``)`

Output

```1 is a Fibonacci Number
2 is a Fibonacci Number
3 is a Fibonacci Number
4 is a not Fibonacci Number
5 is a Fibonacci Number
6 is a not Fibonacci Number
7 is a not Fibonacci Number
8 is a Fibonacci Number
9 is a not Fibonacci Number
10 is a not Fibonacci Number ```

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