The Vibonacci Numbers (Computing Science)
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|Brian Hayes, American Scientist|
|A new mathematical constant, from a branch of the Fibonacci number family in which, instead of always adding two terms to produce the next term, you either add or subtract, depending on the flip of a coin at each stage in the calculation. Hayes writes, "The way the numbers seem to vibrate between negative and positive values leads me to suggest the name Vibonacci series; I shall designate them by the symbol v(n)..."|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Articles, Bibliographies|
|Math Topics:||Fibonacci Sequence|
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