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On integration of Pythagoras and Fibonacci numbers

피보나치 수를 활용한 피타고라스 수의 통합적 고찰

  • Received : 2015.04.18
  • Accepted : 2015.06.17
  • Published : 2015.06.30

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to develop a teaching and learning material integrated two subjects Pythagorean theorem and Fibonacci numbers. Traditionally the former subject belongs to geometry area and the latter is in algebra area. In this work we integrate these two issues and make a discovery method to generate infinitely many Pythagorean numbers by means of Fibonacci numbers. We have used this article as a teaching and learning material for a science high school and found that it is very appropriate for those students in advanced geometry and number theory courses.

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