Fibonacci Rabbits

Consider the following problem proposed by Fibonacci in 1202, “A man put a male-female pair of newly born rabbits in a field. Rabbits take a month to mature before mating. One month after mating, females give birth to one male-female pair and then mate again. No rabbits die. How many rabbit pairs are thereafter one year?”1.What mathematical tool would you use to formulate the problem? Briefly describe how it is used.2.Briefly describe what prediction one might consider asking from the mathematical model.3.Describe one limitation of the mathematical model described above when applied to the real world.4.Describe another possible application of the model developed.

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