Sequences are everywhere! The Fibonacci sequence is found in many places in nature. It is named after an Italian mathematician, best known as Fibonacci. It is a series of numbers in which the next number is calculated by adding the previous two numbers.
1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, and so on.
Fibonacci first noticed the sequence when he was trying to solve a problem about breeding rabbits. Fibonacci numbers appear everywhere in nature. For example the number of petals found on daisies is always a Fibonacci number. Apparently Mozart used the sequence when composing some of his best known music. He would note down equations in the margins of his scores. The sequence is also thought to produce beautiful images. These numbers are related to the golden ratio, and what is called the golden spiral which appears in nature, and buildings. The arrangement of a pine cones, the spiral arrangements of leaves or petals on some plants, and even the spiral in hurricanes follow the golden ratio.
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