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The Golden Ratio: The Facts and the Myths

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The Golden Ratio: The Facts and the Myths - Hauser Phd, Francis D
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Euclid's masterpiece textbook, The Elements , was written twenty-three hundred years ago. It is primarily about geometry and contains dozens of figures. Five of these are constructed using a line that "is cut in extreme and mean ratio." Today this is called the golden ratio and is often referred to by the symbol ???. Many myths have grown up around this ratio. This book was written to learn about them. They arise from the pyramids, the Pythagorean Brotherhood, the platonic solids, the Fibonacci numbers, sea shells, and ...

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The Golden Ratio: The Facts and the Myths 2015, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781517518776

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