Fibonacci number


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Fi·bo·nac·ci number

 (fē′bə-nä′chē)
n.
A number in the Fibonacci sequence.
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Noun1.Fibonacci number - a number in the Fibonacci sequence
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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The 34th conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematical Education takes place in July where they'll no doubt discuss semi-prime numbers and the notion that 34 is the ninth Fibonacci number and that since it is an odd-indexed Fibonacci number, 34 is also a Markov number.
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Clearly, this is very different from the Fibonacci number series but will use similar types of Maple expressions.
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Noting the pervasiveness of Fibonacci numbers in nature, Penrose even suggests that information processing advantages may be conferred by the Fibonacci number structure of the microtubules within the neuron cytoskeletons.
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