# 2013-02 Functional equation

Let $$\mathbb{Z}^+$$ be the set of positive integers. Suppose that $$f : \mathbb{Z}^+ \to \mathbb{Z}^+$$ satisfies the following conditions.

i) $$f(f(x)) = 5x$$.

ii) If $$m \geq n$$, then $$f(m) \geq f(n)$$.

iii) $$f(1) \neq 2$$.

Find $$f(256)$$.

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