• Golden Ratio Rectangle Length Phi
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    What is the Golden Ratio The golden ration can occur anywhere. The golden proportion is the ratio of the shorter length to the longer length which equals the ratio of the longer length to the sum of both lengths. The golden ratio is a term used to describe proportioning in a piece. In a work of art or architecture, if one maintained a ratio of small elements to larger elements that was the same as the ratio of larger elements to the whole, the end result was pleasing to the eye. The ratio for le...
  • Geometry Golden Ratio Rectangle Length
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    T 0 e ancient Parthenon in Athens is an example of the Golden rectangle used in Architecture. These are examples of the Golden Rectangle in Art. The Chambered Nautilus Is an example of the spiral shape that fits inside the golden rectangle. Constructing the Golden Rectangle Using The Golden Ratio The ratio, called the Golden Ratio, is the ratio of the length to the width of what is said to be one of the most aesthetically pleasing rectangular shapes. This rectangle, called the Golden Rectangle, ...
  • The Parthenon As A Architectural Marvel
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    "The Parthenon... enjoys the reputation of being the most perfect Doric temple ever built. Even in antiquity, its architectural refinements were legendary, especially the subtle correspondence between the curvature of the stylobate, the batter, or taper, of the naos walls and the entasis of the columns." This quote from John Julius Norwhich's book, Great Architecture of The World, describes perfectly the reason for which the Parthenon in Athens, which is probably the most famous and most studied...
  • Fibonacci Golden Ratio
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    Fibonacci (a) Introduction (1) About Fibonacci (1) Time period (Hog 1) (2) Fibonacci s Life (Hog 1), (Vaj 9) (3) The Liber Abaci. (2) The Fibonacci Sequence (1) When discovered (Vaj 7) (2) Where it appears (Vaj 9) (3) The Golden Ratio (1) When discovered (2) Where it appears (4) Thesis: The Fibonacci Sequence and The Golden Ratio are very much a part of one another, and these two phenomena have many applications in math and nature. (b) The Simple explanations (1) How we arrive at the Fibonacci S...
  • Rectangle Day Rectangular Prism
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    Our Math Holiday is rectangle day. Rectangle day was made long ago when the definition of a rectangle was developed. French, from Medieval Latin r ctangulum, a right triangle, from Late Latin r ctiangulum. Rectangles are defined as a four-sided plane figure with four right angles, or a parallelogram with four right angles. People celebrate this exciting holiday on the 4 th of July. Why is that? It is because on the 4 th of July many people show that they are patriotic and people hang American fl...
  • The Golden Rectangle Fibonacci Numbers Ratio
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    Leonardo Pisano was the first great mathematician of medieval Christian Europe. He played an important role in reviving ancient mathematics and made great contributions of his own. After his death in 1240, Leonardo Pisano became known as Leonardo Fibonacci. Leonardo Fibonacci was born in Pisa in about 1180, the son of a member of the government of the Republic of Pisa. When he was 12 years old, his father was made administer of Pisa's trading colony in Algeria. It was in Algeria that he was tau...