Jessica Weaver
Math 13524
The Fibonacci Numbers
The Fibonacci number sequence consists of the numbers that are derived by adding
the first two numbers to get a third number and so on. The ratio of any number to the next of
number to the following number is 61.8 percent, which is very often described as a major
Fibonacci retracement number, just as the inverse of 61.8, which is 38.2.
Fibonacci’s exploration of numbers and how they are put together to form a specific
sequence also seemed to explain some questions he had that dealed with many animals such
as rabbits, cows, and bees. Fibonacci wrote about a Rabbit Puzzle in the year 1202, which
asked the question; How fast can rabbits breed in ideal circumstances and he used the
Fibonacci number sequence to try and solve this puzzle. We are first to suppose that a pair of
opposite sexed newlyborn rabbits are put in a field. It is known at this time that rabbits are
able to mate at the age of one month so that at the end of its second month the female rabbit
is able produce an additional pair of rabbits. We are also to suppose that these rabbits never
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 Spring '08
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 Math, Algebra, one year, one month, Fibonacci number, 61.8 percent, fibonacci number sequence, Jessica Weaver

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