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The conference for all 11-19 mathematics teachers

29 June - 1 July 2017

Keele University

MEI Extra Pure: Recurrence relations

Dr Chris Saker

09:00 - 10:00 Friday 30th June

A level Mathematics / Further Mathematics OCR(MEI) and A level Mathematics / Further Mathematics

The Fibonacci sequence is a well-known sequence defined in terms of a recurrence relation - subsequent terms are defined as a function of those already known. We’ll look at methods for solving various recurrence relations and some real world applications.

Assumed knowledge

A basic knowledge of the underlying mathematical content is expected.

About the speaker(s)

Chris is a senior lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Essex and a member of the Central Team for the FMSP working on HE liaisons. Prior to being a member of the Central Team Chris was as FMSP Area Coordinator working in the East of England.