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By Dean Praetorius | HuffingtonPost.com
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Want to make sure you win the coin toss just a little more often than you should? I certainly do, so I made some unfair coins. We’ll use the beta distribution to see just how unfair they are.
The Fibonacci numbers play a significant role in nature and in art and architecture. We will first use the rectangle to lead us to some interesting applications in these areas. We will construct a set of rectangles using the Fibonacci numbers 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, and 34 which will lead us to a design found in nature.