fibonacci sequence

Fi·bo·nac·ci num·bers
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-boh-nah-chee]
    • /ˌfi boʊˈnɑ tʃi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-boh-nah-chee]
    • /ˌfi boʊˈnɑ tʃi/

Definitions of fibonacci sequence words

  • noun Technical meaning of fibonacci sequence (mathematics)   The infinite sequence of numbers beginning 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... in which each term is the sum of the two terms preceding it. The ratio of successive Fibonacci terms tends to the golden ratio, namely (1 + sqrt 5)/2. 1
  • noun fibonacci sequence the infinite sequence of numbers, 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc, in which each member (Fibonacci number) is the sum of the previous two 0

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Origin of fibonacci sequence

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before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
1890-95; after Leonardo Fibonacci, 13th-century Italian mathematician

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