Fibonacci sequence


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Fibonacci sequence

n.
The sequence of numbers, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... , in which each successive number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers.

[After Leonardo Fibonacci (died c. 1250), Italian mathematician.]
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Fibonacci sequence

(ˌfɪbəˈnɑːtʃɪ) or

Fibonacci series

n
(Mathematics) the infinite sequence of numbers, 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc, in which each member (Fibonacci number) is the sum of the previous two
[named after Leonardo Fibonacci]
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Fibonacci sequence

The sequence of numbers, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... , in which each successive number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers. Many shapes occurring in nature, such as certain spirals, have proportions that can be described in terms of the Fibonacci sequence.
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Noun1.Fibonacci sequence - a sequence of numbers in which each number equals the sum of the two preceding numbers
sequence - serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern; "the sequence of names was alphabetical"; "he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA"
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Fibonacciho posloupnost
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