Fibonacci Day by the Numbers in GoWYLD



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Illustration of spiral arrangement in nature. Fibonacci patternFibonacci Day is November 23. Explore the Fibonacci Sequence and Leonardo Fibonacci in Science (Gale In Context). This resource can be found on GoWYLD.net under the Science & Technology subject area.

The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers in which each succeeding number (after the second) is the sum of the previous two. The most famous Fibonacci sequence is 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89…. This sequence expresses many naturally occurring relationships in the plant world.

Search for Fibonacci in Science (Gale In Context). The drop down menu (search assist) includes Leonardo Fibonacci and Fibonacci Sequence. Each of these has an In Context topic page that includes a Read More section and search results in a variety of sources such as, reference and journal and magazine articles.

More biographical information can also be found in GoWYLD.net in Biography (Gale In Context) and Britannica Library. Find both under the Biography subject area.

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