Strange Curves, Counting Rabbits, & Other Mathematical Explorations by Keith Ball

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Published by Princeton University Press .

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Subjects:

  • Popular science,
  • Probability & statistics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mathematics,
  • Applied,
  • Recreations & Games,
  • Mathematics / Recreations & Games,
  • Physics

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7759280M
ISBN 100691127972
ISBN 109780691127972

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The “strange curves ” of the title are space-filling curves (or Peano curves), the “counting rabbits ” of the title refers to the Fibonacci sequence, and the “other mathematical explorations ” cover quite a.

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Give a copy to any bright high-school student you know. Recommend it to your own students for additional reading, or just for fun. And enjoy it yourself. The book originated in a series of talks which Ball gave to math clubs at secondary schools. Фибоначијев низ је математички низ примећен у многим физичким, хемијским и биолошким појавама.

Име је добио по италијанском математичару Фибоначију.Представља низ бројева у коме збир претходна два броја у низу дају. "Chapter 8: Fibonacci's Rabbits Revisited".

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(2) Full details about the derivation can be found in this wonderful (and easy to follow) book: Strange curves, counting rabbits, and other mathematical explorations By Keith M. Ball, p. share | cite | improve this answer | follow |. Fibonaccifølgja har namn etter Leonardo Fibonacci sitt forsøk på å beskrive populasjonsvekst hjå ei tenkt gruppe kaninar.

Ho blei likevel omtalt mykje tidlegare. Innan gammal indisk matematikk blei ho brukt til å studera prosodi i sanskrit. Innan verselæra på sanskrit ønska ein å finna alle mønster av lange (L) stavingar som er 2 einingar lange, og korte (K) stavingar som er 1. Counting Rabbits. Students will read and interpret the chart data then solve simple addition and subtraction problems.

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