What The Hell Is The Fibonacci Series?

Submitted by: buddy 11 years ago in Science
http://www.textism.com/bucket/fib.html

Dropping some math knowledge on ya.
There are 28 comments:
Male 3,060
hey. suicism. idiot. sequence and series are synonymous.
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Male 1,066
screw that im not learning
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Female 58
Ugh. I had to do a report on the Fibonacci thing in year 7.
Ugh. :-P
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Male 3,631
Before even reading this link, it`s one number plus the one which comes before it; obviously starting with one. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, etc. Creates the "Golden Ratio" when applied to a spiral (manifests rectangularly), and is also referred to as the Fibonacci SEQUENCE; you guys really need to brush up on your familiarity with that ever-brilliant indie flick, "pi."
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Male 13
The stupid morons forgot the second 1 in the beginning. It`s 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, etc.....
They forgot the FIRST!! 1, not the second!
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Male 13
I went down and at the end I got two 1x1 squares (???) I thought that would continue down below one (yes?? _____ No___?)
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Male 9
Humm that is completely interesting...
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Female 35
^Awesome post.
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Male 605

GAY!!!

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Male 79
i`ll golden ratio all over you
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Male 3,060
jonnyl900: you`re full of crap, you know that? da vinci didn`t discover this. leonardo fibonacci did. that`s why it`s called the fibonacci series. the whole da vinci body measurement thing is for `the perfect human`. it won`t work with most of us. and the ratio of body parts has nothing to do with this series. stop making up crap. it only makes you look stupid. and osprey, the other number one isn`t needed....technically, the series doesn`t have a true beginning....because the first number will never be zero and it`s impossible for the series to get smaller than one and still work correctly.
as for this link....it was lagging....even its creator said he didn`t know much math....kind of a downer.

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Male 1,407
The stupid morons forgot the second 1 in the beginning. It`s 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, etc.
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Male 851
I learned this from the book "The Know-it-All"
funny book. I highly reccomend it
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Male 52
Very interesting
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Female 211
that was way too short!i need more info!
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Male 203
What about the number of PHI, 1.618.

It was Da vinci who discovered it. He realised most humans are made of ratio`d parts.

Measure your head to your toe, then from you belly button to your toe, divide the larger into the smaller and you should get 1.618 Also works from finger tip to shoulder and elbow to finger tip.

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Female 1,062
Lost me at the golden square thingy.
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Female 329
I thought that was really cool
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Female 298
went to fast for me to understand... I hate math...
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Male 27
i liked that a little, but i don`t know why...
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Male 74
Its also called the golden ratio, they have actually discovered that many things in nature have this pattern, such as snail shells, and even the arrangment of branches around certain types of tree trunks. if you want to learn more get the book. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/det...
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Male 2,519
It was basic, sums up pretty well about the topic.
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Male 65
Learn something new everyday. Today I learned that this link sucks.
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Male 139
It went way too fast. Also I agree with manorrd, they could have said a lot more things with this presentation to make it actually interesting.
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Male 517
huh? i was half asleep whats it supposed to be about anyway?
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Female 283
Huh? That Was Way To Strange
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Male 2,372
Geez. There are so many other cool things they could have done with an animated presentation of the Fibonacci Series...like all of the examples in nature for example.
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Male 10,115
Link: What The Hell Is The Fibonacci Series? [Rate Link] - Dropping some math knowledge on ya.
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