A University's Multiplication Problem

Lyle Stafford for The Chronicle

Rabbits overrun the campus of the U. of Victoria, in British Columbia, but a judge has lifted an order that prohibited sending them away.
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You don't need to know Fibonacci's rabbit formula (fn = fn1 + fn2) to realize that the University of Victoria has a serious problem.

Fibonacci was the 13th-century mathematician who posed the question: If you start with two rabbits, which reproduce...

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