These gnomons appear to have more than a passing connection with
the Fibonacci sequence. This problem ask you to investigate some of
Build gnomons that are related to the Fibonacci sequence and try to
explain why this is possible.
Can you find a way of representing these arrangements of balls?
Can you find out what is special about the dimensions of rectangles you can make with squares, sticks and units?
Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?
These pictures and answers leave the viewer with the problem "What
is the Question". Can you give the question and how the answer
This is the second article in a two part series on the history of Algebra from about 2000 BCE to about 1000 CE.