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What is the Fibonacci Sequence?
The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where a number is found by adding up the two numbers before it. Starting with 0 and 1, the sequence goes 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, and so forth.

Named after Fibonacci, also known as Leonardo of Pisa or Leonardo Pisano, Fibonacci numbers were first introduced in his Liber abaci in 1202. The son of a Pisan merchant, Fibonacci traveled widely and traded extensively. Math was incredibly important to those in the trading industry, and his passion for numbers was cultivated in his youth.


Knowledge of numbers is said to have first originated in the Hindu-Arabic arithmetic system, which Fibonacci studied while growing up in North Africa. Prior to the publication of Liber abaci, the Latin-speaking world had yet to be introduced to the decimal number system. He wrote many books about geometry, commercial arithmetic and irrational numbers. He also helped develop the concept of zero.

References:
https://plus.maths.org/content/life-and-numbers-fibonacci
https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/fibonacci-sequence.html
http://www.livescience.com/37470-fibonacci-sequence.html

#math #Fibonacci #processing #animation #geometry




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Don’t stress so much about settling on a path for 2017. The division of time into years is a human invention, and fact is every moment of every day is another opportunity for resolution and growth. So when the fireworks fly, relax and enjoy the moment. The rest will come to you.

#personalnonsense   #goalsetting  
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This is a Levitron. It's a top that floats due to magnetism and gyroscopic stability.

Watch this experiment with a fire bubble and a levitating top:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUUQ_EJZnY8

How does the Levitron work?
Read & Learn:
http://www.levitron.com/physics.html

#physics   #levitron   #experiments   #magnetism   #science  
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