Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section
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|Information about the Fibonacci series, including a brief biography of Fibonacci, the numerical properties of the series, and the ways it is manifested in nature. Fibonacci numbers are closely related to the golden ratio (also known as the golden mean, golden number, golden section) and golden string. Includes: geometric applications of the golden ratio; Fibonacci puzzles; the Fibonacci rabbit binary sequence; the golden section in art, architecture, and music; using Fibonacci bases to represent integers; Fibonacci Forgeries (or "Fibonacci Fibs"); Lucas Numbers; a list of Fibonacci and Phi Formulae; references; and ways to use Fibonacci numbers to calculate the golden ratio.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Golden Ratio/Fibonacci, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Fibonacci Sequence, Art, Literature/Poetry, Music, Architecture, Animal Biology, Plant Biology|
|Math Ed Topics:||Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies|
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