To implement a program that generates a Fibonacci sequence of given number of terms.
The Fibonacci sequence is a mathematical concept where each number is the sum of the preceding two numbers, starting with 0 and 1. For example, the first ten numbers in the Fibonacci sequence are:
0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34
To write a program that generates the Fibonacci sequence, we need to define a function that takes an input parameter "n" (the number of elements we want to generate) and returns a list of the first "n" elements in the sequence.
- Understanding of basic programming concepts: Learning to write a program that calculates the Fibonacci sequence can help individuals develop a deeper understanding of basic programming concepts such as variables, loops, and functions.
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