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The Fibonacci Numbers

# The Fibonacci Numbers - Jessica Weaver Math 135-24 The...

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Jessica Weaver Math 135-24 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 newly-born 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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