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Volume 6, Number 27

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2 July 2001                                       Vol. 6, No. 27

                 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

      Easier Fibonacci Puzzles - Knott | MathNotes.com
               ALEKS - Math Educational System 


              EASIER FIBONACCI PUZZLES - Ron Knott

http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibpuzzles.html

  Puzzles on this page have fairly straight-forward and simple 
  explanations as to why their solutions involve the Fibonacci 
  numbers. Puzzles on the next page are harder to explain but 
  they still draw on the Fibonacci numbers for their solutions. 

  - Brick Wall Patterns
  - Making a Bee-line with Fibonacci Numbers 
  - Chairs in a Row: 1 
  - Chairs in a Row: 2 
  - Stepping Stones 
  - Fibonacci Numbers for a Change! 
  - No One! 
  - Telephone Trees 
  - Leonardo's Leaps 
  - Fix or Flip 
  - Two Heads are Better than One? 
  - Leonardo's Lane 
  - Boat Building  
  - Pause for a Little Reflection 
  - A Puzzle about Puzzles! 

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              HARDER FIBONACCI PUZZLES - Ron Knott

http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibpuzzles2.html


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