noun

Origin of Fibonacci sequence

*After Leonardo*

*Fibonacci*

*(died c. 1250), Italian mathematician*

noun

The sequence of numbers, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, … , in which each successive number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers.

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A sequence of numbers, such as 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13 ... , in which each successive number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers. Many shapes occurring in nature, such as certain spirals, have proportions that can be described in terms of the Fibonacci sequence.

See also golden section

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Noun

(*plural* Fibonacci sequences)

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- fibonacci-sequences
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