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Fibonacci numbers
[fee-boh-
nah
-chee]
/ˌfi boʊˈnɑ tʃi/
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plural noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the unending sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, … where each term is defined as the sum of its two predecessors.
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Fibonacci sequence
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Origin of
Fibonacci numbers
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1890-1895
1890-95;
after Leonardo
Fibonacci,
13th-century Italian mathematician
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