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  • Golden Rectangle Into Their Paintings
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    The Golden Ratio and Our World Leonardo of Pisa, better known as Fibonacci, was born in Pisa, Italy, about 1175 AD. He was known as the greatest mathematician of the middle ages. Completed in 1202, Fibonacci wrote a book titled Liber a baci on how to do arithmetic in the decimal system. Although it was Fibonacci himself that discovered the sequence of numbers, it was French mathematician, Edouard Lucas who gave the actual name of "Fibonacci numbers" to the series of numbers that was first mentio...
  • Golden Ratio In Architecture
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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...
  • Golden Rectangles Length And Width
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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, ...
  • Smaller And Smaller Golden Rectangles
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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 4th of July. Why is that? It is because on the 4th of July many people show that they are patriotic and people hang American flag...
  • Fibonacci Numbers And Ratios
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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 taug...

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