Fibonacci numbers

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Fi•bo•nac′ci num`bers

(ˌfi boʊˈnɑ tʃi)

n.pl.
the unending sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, … where each term is defined as the sum of its two predecessors. Also called Fibonac′ci se`quence.
[1890–95; after Leonardo Fibonacci, 13th-century Italian mathematician]
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So, she was surprised to find out that she was instinctively using in her compositions, the golden ratio and the Fibonacci series, which are the basis of visually aesthetic forms in nature.
His Fibonacci series explores the relationship between numbers and nature through cast bronze and carved snail forms.
Soon Peller and his colleagues find themselves chasing a cunning killer who is basing his crimes on the Fibonacci series, a mathematical sequence in which each number is the sum of the preceding two.
The illustrations bring us even closer to understanding how Fibonacci felt about math and his discovery of the number pattern now called the Fibonacci series.
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OTHER NUMERICAL SERIES Successive numerical letter group totals are consecutive squares, consecutive cubes, consecutive primes or consecutive numbers in the Fibonacci series.
Also known as the Fibonacci series, the series of numbers has become the foundation for many works of art and architecture and most recently formed a key part of Dan Brown's Da Vinci novel.
The geometry generated from the Fibonacci series unites the two but until Peter's wonderful sculpture arrives the building seems to lack a vital organ.
According to the Elliott Wave Theory, stock prices tend to move in a predetermined number of waves consistent with the Fibonacci series.