Fun with Fibonacci

Baker, John E. & Sugden, Stephen John (2014) Fun with Fibonacci. Spreadsheets in Education, 7(2), pp. 1-11.

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We introduce a function which measures the number of distinct ways in which a number can be expressed as the sum of Fibonacci numbers. Using a binary table and other devices, we explore the values that can take and reveal some interesting patterns. The article shows how standard spreadsheet functionalities make it possible to reveal quite striking patterns in data, and is intended to be used in the classroom.

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ID Code: 73091
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Article 1 of this issue
Keywords: Mathematics Investigation, Fibonacci Numbers, Zeckendorf
ISSN: 1448-6156
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 26 Jun 2014 22:48
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2014 22:00

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