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Fibonacci numbers, 7

I set a question about Fibonacci numbers in the coursework for Mathematical Structures. I was taken to task by John Bray for starting the sequence in the wrong place. He claims that the “official” Fibonacci numbers begin F0 = 0, F1 = 1, and … Continue reading

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Fibonacci numbers, 1

The only thing we knew for sure about Henry Porter is that his name wasn’t Henry Porter, said Bob Dylan. Mathematics is littered with things named after people who didn’t invent them. According to Alan Sokal, the Ising model was … Continue reading

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