Zeckendorf's theorem


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Zeckendorf's theorem

[′zek·ən‚dȯrfs ‚thir·əm]
(mathematics)
The theorem that any positive integer can be expressed as a sum of distinct Fibonacci numbers, no two of which are consecutive.
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