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The golden ratio (Posted on 2015-09-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a Fibonacci sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, …, Fn, Fn+1
define Rn = Fn/ Fn-1

Prove that lim (Rn) as n approaches infinity
is .5*(1+sqrt(5))=1.618...
a.k.a. the golden ratio, φ (phi).

See The Solution Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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re: No Subject Comment 6 of 6 |
(In reply to No Subject by JayDeeKay)

That works.


One small typo, JDK, that you might want to fix for posterity.

Euler-Binet formula, F(n) = (a^n - b^n ) / sqr(5)

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2015-09-18 17:26:19
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