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The fabulous Fibonacci numbers / Alfred S. Posamentier, Ingmar Lehmann ; afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman.

Author/Creator:
Posamentier, Alfred S.
Publication:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
385 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Other Title:
Fibonacci numbers
Subjects:
Fibonacci numbers.
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Introduction
ch. 1. A history and introduction to the Fibonacci numbers
ch. 2. The Fibonacci numbers in nature
ch. 3. The Fibonacci numbers and the Pascal triangle
ch. 4. The Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio
ch. 5. The Fibonacci numbers and continued fractions
ch. 6. A potpourri of Fibonacci number applications
ch. 7. The Fibonacci numbers found in art and architecture
ch. 8. The Fibonacci numbers and musical form
ch. 9. The famous Binet formula for finding a particular Fibonacci number
ch. 10. The Fibonacci numbers and fractals
Epilogue
Afterword / Herbert A. Hauptman
Appendix A : List of the first 500 Fibonacci numbers, with the first 200 Fibonacci numbers factored
Appendix B : Proofs of Fibonacci relationships
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-373) and index.
Contributor:
Lehmann, Ingmar.
ISBN:
9781591024750 (alk. paper)
1591024757 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
74353892