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Leonardo Fibonacci

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Renee Schley

on 21 May 2015

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Transcript of Leonardo Fibonacci

Thank You!
About Leonardo:
-Leonardo was born in Pisa, Italy
-Born in 1175 ( date = unknown )
-Died in 1250 ( date = unknown )
-Died at the age of 80

Three historic world events that occurred during his life.
1. He wrote 5 books about geometry,calculations, numbers, etc.
2. Fibonacci sequence. The Fibonacci sequence was the first recurrence series.
3. Hindu-Arabic mathematics number system.

Fibonacci's Education

Early Life
By: Angellina Chang
Leonardo Fibonacci
Even though he was born in Italy, he obtained his education in North Africa where his father, Guilielmo, held a diplomatic post.
He was traveling with his father because there was no college back in the middle age.
As he traveled he learned a great deal of mathematics. Including the indian numerous, and also the Greek classics which had been lost to the west.

Fibonacci was taught mathematics in Bejaia
He went to Egypt, Syria, Greece, Sicily, and Provence to study different systems and methods of calculations.
He was educated by the Moors.
When he was young his father was a Bisan merchant in Bujaia where he spent his childhood.
Fibonacci's father summoned him to have him while he was still a child, and having an eye to usefulness and future convenience desired him to stay and receive instruction in the school of accounting.
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