Fibonacci, Da Vinci and the Golden Ratio

In my last Fibonacci post I wrote about how Fibonacci set himself a question and then went about answering it.  The resulting sequence has been intrinsically linked to the golden ratio ever since.  I am very grateful for Denise's input in the comments section of that particular post because I was still confused.  How on earth did…

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Mathematician Study: Fibonacci and his numbers

  When I started planning for our study into Fibonacci, I really struggled.  Not with the maths of his number sequence, but with the why's of teaching them.  The whole rabbit problem seemed convoluted fantasy, based on assumptions.  Maths, in the main, isn't based on assumptions but fact.  I read our selection of books before…

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