fibonacci <- function(m) {

m <- numeric(m)

t1 <- 0

t2 <- 1

for (i in 1:m) {

val <- t1 + t2

print(val)

}

}

If i now enter fibonacci(10), it says it only uses the first element, the rest remain unused.

fibonacci <- function(m) {

m <- numeric(m)

t1 <- 0

t2 <- 1

for (i in 1:m) {

val <- t1 + t2

print(val)

}

}

If i now enter fibonacci(10), it says it only uses the first element, the rest remain unused.

you immediately take the number m and make an object m which is also numeric, but full of zero's of length the number m that was first given. i.e `0 0 0 0`

the error therefore refers to your instruction to take i from ` in 1:m`

as defining some integer sequence starting from 1 and ending at ... `0 0 0 0 `

is only possible if one ignores every subsequent `0`

to the first .

amusingly I asked the Artificial Intelligence chatbot over at ChatGPT (openai.com)

function to generate fibonacci sequence from 1 to n , in R ?

and it answered with the following

```
# define a function that generates the Fibonacci sequence
fibonacci <- function(n) {
# define the starting values
a <- 0
b <- 1
# check if the number of terms is 0 or 1
if (n == 0) {
return(a)
} else if (n == 1) {
return(c(a, b))
} else {
# generate the Fibonacci sequence
seq <- c(a, b)
for (i in 2:n) {
c <- a + b
seq <- c(seq, c)
a <- b
b <- c
}
return(seq)
}
}
# test the function with different values of n
print(fibonacci(0)) # 0
print(fibonacci(1)) # 0, 1
print(fibonacci(2)) # 0, 1, 1
print(fibonacci(3)) # 0, 1, 1, 2
print(fibonacci(4)) # 0, 1, 1, 2, 3
```

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