# Essays Tagged: "Fibonacci number"

#### Fibonacci Numbers

a good essay, for a Math project. Well don, although you could have had more specific examples.The Fibonacci numbers were first discovered by a man named LeonardoPisano. He was known by his nickname, ... acci sequence is asequence in which each term is the sum of the 2 numbers preceding it. The first 10Fibonacci numbers are: (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89). These numbers areobviously recursive. ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Write an 3 page mystery story. It as entitled The Fibonacci Furor.

in the hotel down the street. There were projects on every math topic, from simple addition to the Fibonacci sequence. The schools set up their projects in the order of the rankings the schools recei ... d you know that project would be next?!""It is very simple, really," I explained. "It is called the Fibonacci sequence. First, we start with the number (1). Then add 1 plus the number before it, nothi ...

(3 pages) 38 1 3.5 May/2004

#### Fibonacci Numbers in Flowers

Fibonacci Series of numbers can be explained as rows of number with the numbers in the row equaling ... e explained as rows of number with the numbers in the row equaling the last number in the row. "The Fibonacci sequence, can be generated by the rule f1 = f2 = 1, FN+1 = FN + fn-1." (http://www.world-m ... own in the fields of math and science, but what is really amazing is its pattern within nature. The Fibonacci number sequence could be called one of the principal "laws of nature." (http://www.world-m ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Assignment regarding the fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio - maths assignemnt

Question 1(a) The Fibonacci sequence can be achieved from Pascal's triangle by adding up the diagonal rows. Refer to F ... triangle by adding up the diagonal rows. Refer to Figure 1.1Figure 1.1This is possible as like the Fibonacci sequence, Pascal's triangle adds the two previous (numbers above) to get the next number, ... that it is added diagonally is because of how the numbers are added down and not across like in the Fibonacci sequence, but it is a lot like the Fibonacci sequence so it makes you think if the Fibonac ...

(13 pages) 64 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Math History: The Life and Numbers of Fibonacci

Leonardo da Pisa, known to us as Leonardo Fibonacci, was born in Pisa in 1175. The nickname "Fibonacci" came from "Filius Bonacci" (son of Bon ... nacci). Fibonacci also sometimes used the name Bigollo, which means good-for-nothing or a traveler. Fibonacci was educated in mathematics by Arab masters while his father, Guilielmo Bonacci, held a di ... ns used Roman numerals. The first section of this book was based on the arithmetic and algebra that Fibonacci learned during his travels. The second section of this book contains many problems aimed a ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Fibonacci numbers are 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, 233, 377, 610, 987, 1597, 2584, ... 7, 2584, 4181, 6765, 10946,, ... (add the last two to get the next)Leonardo of Pisa , also known as Fibonacci, to describe the idealized growth of a rabbit population used this theory, assuming:In the ... pair, andThe Rabbits do not die.There are many incredibly complicated formulae for calculating the Fibonacci numbers. The numbers have been worked out into the millions of digits.Many examples of the ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### The Golden Ratio

den ratio also has applications in other mathematical equations such as logarithmic spirals and the Fibonacci numbers.Before we can begin to discuss the application of the golden ratio we must examine ... he equation; φ=1.618 033 989 (commonly stated 1.6) and φ=-0.618 033 989 ("τ" related to Fibonacci numbers). The positive root is considered the golden ratio and the negative considered the ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### History of Math - Leonardo 'Bigollo' Pisano

of the most talented mathematicians in the Middle Ages.However, He was better known by his nickname Fibonacci, as many famoustheorems were named after it. In addition to that, Fibonacci himself some-t ... ans good-for-nothing or a traveller. Thisis probably because his father held a diplomatic post, and Fibonacci travelledwidely with him. Although he was born in Italy, he was educated in NorthAfrica an ...

(5 pages) 7111 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics