Use small group discussions augmented with some computer programming to enhance the mathematical concepts discussed in "The Number Devil," by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Chapter 6 introduces Fibonacci numbers. Very little programming experience is necessary. Sample responses to all the questions, discussion topics, and programming challenges are included.
Keywords: Fibonacci number, Snap, programming, coding
Generate a list of Fibonacci numbers.
Demonstrate several theorems associated with Fibonacci numbers: sum of the numbers; sum of the odd-positioned numbers; sum of the even-positioned numbers; more.