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    The Fibonacci Numbers

    The Fibonacci numbers are a sequence of numbers where each number is the sum of the two numbers before it. The sequence starts with 0 and 1, and then the next numbers in the sequence are 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, and so on. The Fibonacci numbers are named after Leonardo Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician who lived in the 13th century. Fibonacci was interested in the growth of populations of rabbits, and he noticed that the Fibonacci sequence could be used to model this growth. The Fibonacci numbers have been found to have many interesting properties. For example, the ratio of any two consecutive Fibonacci…