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    1. Introduction Fibonacci sequence is one of the most famous and perhaps the most interesting number patterns in mathematics. Far from being just a curiosity, this sequence recurs in structures found throughout nature - from the arrangement of whorls on a pinecone to the branches of certain plant stems. Other than nature, numerous examples of the Fibonacci sequence as well as its derivative, the Golden Ratio can be found in art, a stock market, and other areas of society and culture. In the paper

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    “Fibonacci Sequence in Nature” Introduction: Nature is interesting, wonderful and fascinating. In a state of equilibrium, animals, plants, insects, and many other things create amazing habitats suited to their environment and living condition. This is just one of many reasons why nature is so wonderful and fills one with curiosity and fascination. For example, the design of a shell for a shell gives them protection and survive in though environment where they have to deal with several different

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    Leonardo Fibonacci Autobiography Fibonacci was an Italian number theorist. It is believed that Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci was born in the 13th century, around 1170 and that he died in 1250. Fibonacci was born in Italy very little is known about him or his family, He did however obtain is education in Bougie, Algeria, where his father was a warehouse official. Fibonacci was known as the greatest European mathematician of the middle ages. Fibonacci traveled extensively throughout Europe as well as

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    discoveries and contributions that were made by three famous mathematicians of this time period including French Nicole Oresme, German Jordanus Nemorarius and Italian Leonardo Pisano, better known for his nickname of Fibonacci. Key-Words: - Medieval, Mathematics, Fibonacci, Arithmetic, Sequence 1 Introduction Mathematics has grown and expanded its many concepts thanks to mathematicians from different societies throughout time. A very important era in history is considered to be the Medieval Times, or

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    Review of Sequences in CPM Common Core Integrated 1 and MacDougal Littel Algebra 2 The introduction and understanding of sequences, arithmetic and geometric in 8th grade was reviewed for content and standards in CPM CC Integrated 1 and MacDougall Littel Algebra 2. Sequences are defined as an ordered list of numbers that are in a specific pattern. Arithmetic Sequences are an ordered list of numbers where the difference between successive numbers is a constant value. Geometric sequences are an ordered

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    Intro: Leonardo Bonacci was an Italian mathematician during the middle ages. He is better known as Fibonacci or Leonardo de Pisa. There is very little known about Fibonacci’s life except for what he wrote down in his books. The details of his education, early life and family are vague. Since his books are written mainly about his work in mathematics he does not elaborate on his personal life. Date of Birth/Death & Family: Leonardo Bonacci was born around 1175 to a wealthy Italian merchant and the

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    these ratios are we must first understand; what is the set of Fibonacci numbers? Mathematically, the Fibonacci Series is defined Fn = Fn-1 + Fn-2 with seed values F1 = 1 and F2 = 1. Seed values are values from which an equation is allowed to work. Without seed values there would be no basis for the equation, and therefore no way to expand upon it. This sequence is named after Leonardo Fibonacci who, in 1202 A.D., introduced the sequence to Europe. The first ten numbers are as follows: 1,1,2,3,5,8

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    Leonardo Pisano commonly referred to as Fibonacci revolutionized education and economics by reviving ancient mathematics and creating his own theories (Stetson, University). Through some of his well known books are mathematical advancements and broken barriers in the world of mathematics. His desire to learn more and ability to travel led him to create important mathematical advancements that changed history forever (Henderson, H). Leonardo Pisano was born in Italy somewhere between 1170-1175 and

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    “Humans are pattern seeking animals and we are adept at finding patterns whether they exist or not” (adapted from Michael Shermer). Discuss knowledge questions raised by this idea in two areas of knowledge. My knowledge question is to what extent does cognitive bias influence the patterns we see in life? Cognitive bias is defined as pattern of distortion in perception and a deviation from rational decision; irrationality Decision-making, belief and behavioral

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    Mathematical and Musical Harmony

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    such a division is not necessarily undertaken consciously, but results from an impression of beauty and harmony. Diverse studies have discovered that this same concept is also very common in musical compositions. The golden section—expressed by Fibonacci ratios—is either used to generate rhythmic changes or to develop a melody line Examples of deliberate applications can be found in the widely used ‘Schillinger System of Musical Composition’ or concretely in the first movement of Béla Bartók’s piece

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