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Today Puzzle #617

Puzzle No. 617 – Friday 22 November

Tomorrow is Fibonacci Day. 23rd November in month/date format is 11/23. These digits form a mathematical Fibonacci sequence where every number after the first two is the sum of the preceding two. So to celebrate here is a mathematical anagram. Rearranging all the letters in the two word phrase "READING TOOL", what other two word phrase can you form that relates to the Fibonacci sequence?

Today’s #PuzzleForToday has been set by Bobby Seagull and fellow maths teacher Susan Okereke, who are both co-hosts of the Maths Appeal podcast.

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Golden Ratio is an anagram of Reading Tool. The Golden Ratio is the limit of the ratios of successive terms of the Fibonacci sequence (equivalent to 1.618...). This ratio is said to appear in geometry, art, architecture and many other areas as some believe that the Golden Ratio makes a beautiful shape.

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