The fabulous Fibonacci numbersThe most ubiquitous, and perhaps the most intriguing, number pattern in mathematics is the Fibonacci sequence. In this simple pattern beginning with two ones, each succeeding number is the sum of the two numbers immediately preceding it (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ad infinitum). Accessible and appealing to even the most mathphobic individual, this fun and enlightening book allows the reader to appreciate the elegance of mathematics and its amazing applications in both natural and cultural settings. 
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Contents
Acknowledgments  9 
The Fibonacci Numbers in Nature  59 
The Fibonacci Numbers and  77 
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