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The Golden Mean

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Visit this site: http://galaxy.cau.edu/tsmith/KW/golden.html

Author:Rashomon (K. Wiedman)
Description: The Golden Mean or Golden Section was derived by the ancient Greeks. Like pi, the number 1.618... is an irrational number. Both the ancient Greeks and the ancient Egyptians used the Golden Mean when designing their buildings and monuments. Links to pages about the mathematics and geometry of the Golden Mean. (This page is also found at http://tony.ai/KW/golden.html. References.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Bibliographies
Math Topics: Golden Ratio/Fibonacci, Architecture

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