Deriving the Golden Ratio using a Scientific Calculator

Shavit, Eyal N. (2020) Deriving the Golden Ratio using a Scientific Calculator. At Right Angles (8). pp. 47-52. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

In this article, we illustrate the use of a scientific calculator for exploring the Fibonacci sequence and the Golden Ratio. The calculator, equipped with a feature for setting up iterations, enables the process of creating a sequence which rapidly converges to the Golden Ratio.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shavit, Eyal N.
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Iteration, Sequence, Convergence, Exploration, Calculator
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2591
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