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Topic: Re: [HM] poincare and his "inspired" followers
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Judy Grabiner

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Registered: 12/3/04
[HM] Fibonacci and golden ratio
Posted: Oct 14, 2005 12:20 PM
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Dear Colleagues,

Who was the first to observe that the ratio of
successive Fibonacci numbers approaches the golden
ratio? Who was the first to demonstrate why?

Judith V. Grabiner
Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor of Mathematics, Pitzer College

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