Fibonacci QuestA number of self marking quizzes based on the fascinating Fibonacci Sequence. 
This is level 3; Find algebraic expressions for each term of a Fibonacci sequence.
If the first term of a Fibonacci sequence is represented by x and the second term is y, the third term will be these first two terms added together giving x+y
Fill in the gaps above showing more terms of the Fibonacci sequence in terms of x and y.
There is a magic trick that can be performed if you understand the algebraic expressions for the Fibonacci sequence. The trick is called Fibbing about Adding!
The Fibonacci spiral is created by drawing circular arcs connecting the opposite corners of squares in the Fibonacci tiling pattern where the squares have sides equal to the terms of the Fibonacci sequence.
This is Fibonacci Quest level 3. You can also try:
Level 1
Level 2
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
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Level 1  Continue the basic Fibonacci sequence
Level 2  Continue the Fibonacci sequence in reverse
Level 3  Find algebraic expressions for each term of a Fibonacci sequence
Level 4  Finding the ratio of two successive numbers in Fibonacci's sequence
Level 5  Investigate the highest common factor of every nth term of the Fibonacci sequence.
Level 6  Finding missing terms from Fibonaccitype sequences.