I discussed continued fractions recently, and with some controversy. So I imagine people might be interested in another view.

Friday’s post on the **MathsByAGirl** blog is on the subject. 20 more words

I discussed continued fractions recently, and with some controversy. So I imagine people might be interested in another view.

Friday’s post on the **MathsByAGirl** blog is on the subject. 20 more words

Have you ever wondered what a calendar is? How would you explain the notion of a calendar to an alien, albeit a very precocious one with some notion of homo sapiens common sense? 1,518 more words

Jacob Bernoulli first introduced the number . Later it was showed that is irrational, even transcendental(which is not a root of any polynomial with rational coefficients). 264 more words

In fact, the matrix formulation of Fibonacci numbers mentioned before can be generalized to represent any 2-D matrix and, by way of continued fractions, any real number – not just the golden mean. 167 more words