Fibonacci Numbers, the Golden section and the Golden String
Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section
This is the
for the Fibonacci numbers, the Golden section and the Golden string.The
0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ...
golden section numbers
±0·61803 39887... and ±1·61803 39887...
1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 ...
a sequence of 0s and 1s which is closely related to the Fibonacci numbers and the golden section.
There is a large amount of information at this site (more than 200 pages if it was printed), so if allyou want is a quick introduction
an introductory page
on the Fibonaccinumbers and where they appear in Nature.The rest of this page is a brief introduction to all the web pages at this site on
their many applications
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Fibonacci Numbers and Golden sections in Nature
Fibonacci Numbers and Nature Fibonacci and the original problem about rabbits where the series first appears, thefamily trees of cows and bees, the golden ratio and the Fibonacci series, theFibonacci Spiral and sea shell shapes, branching plants, flower petal and seeds,leaves and petal arrangements, on pineapples and in apples, pine cones and leaf arrangements. All involve the Fibonacci numbers - and here's how and why.The Golden section in Nature Continuing the theme of the first page but with specific reference to
http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fib.html (1 of 8) [12/06/2001 17:11:49]