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Fibonacci Sequence

Definition A Fibonacci sequence is easily constructed:  Start with 0 and 1, and for each following number, add the previous two: 0, 1, 0+1=1, 1+1=2, 1+2=3, and so on. Here is the beginning of the sequence:  0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, … The Fibonacci sequence is named after Leonardo of Pisa, who is also known as Fibonacci. In 1202 he wrote a book entitled “Liber Abaci“,  which introduces the sequence to Western European mathematics. It had been described earlier, however, in Indian mathematics.  Fibonacci number sequences are everywhere in nature, and the math can quickly get...