Honeybees Fibonacci numbers and Family trees





There are over 30,000 species of bees and in most of them the bees live solitary lives. The one most of us know best is the honeybee and it, unusually, lives in a colony called a hive and they have an unusual Family Tree. In fact, there are many unusual features of honeybees and in this section we will show how the Fibonacci numbers count a honeybee's ancestors in this section a bee will mean a honeybee . First, some unusual facts about honeybees such as not all of them have two parents In a...
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 On the Phis Fascinating Figures page the Things To Do in the Numerical Relationships between Phi and its Powers section asked you to investigate what happens when instead of subtracting the powers of Phi and phi as in the formula for Fibn above we added t
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 What we really meant to ask was how to do this using only powers of Phi and not repeating any power in the sum which is what we did in the examples above
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 You will find that your right hand is copying the original sequence but at something like 06 of the speed actually at 0618034 of the speed