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Pi and the Fibonacci Numbers

        

Pi and the Fibonacci Numbers

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This site provides descriptions of how pi is evaluated, Gregory's series formula, connections between Fibonacci numbers and approximations for pi, and more.  It is a subpage of Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section that is listed separately in MERLOT.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 15, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 17, 2011
Author:
Send email to fibandphi@ronknott.com
Submitter: James Rutledge
Keywords: Pi, steepness, Archimedes

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: standard Web browser
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Linda Scarpa
3 years ago

Linda Scarpa (Consultant)

This site was easy to use and very detailed about the topic.

Technical Remarks:

The use of color provided a guide to the site. 

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes

Avatar for Joanna Monaco
4 years ago

Joanna Monaco (Student)

This is a very detailed site with many diagrams/equtions. It shows geometry and fibonacci numbers in everyday use which makes it more exciting. It also gives info on the mathematician who came up with this concept/problem. A problem with the site is that if you are new to math, geometry, or finonacci numbers the language could be over your head.
Time spent reviewing site: 5-10 min