Phi: That Golden Number
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|Mark Freitag, Univ. of Georgia|
|Phi can be found in many geometric shapes as an approximation of the Golden Ratio. A geometric figure commonly associated with Phi is the Golden Rectangle, which has sides A and B that are in proportion to the Golden Ratio. It has been said that the Golden Rectangle is the most pleasing rectangle to the eye, and that any geometrical shape that has the Golden Ratio in it is the most pleasing to look at of those types of figures. A student folder from the Dept. of Mathematics Education/J. Wilson.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Golden Ratio/Fibonacci|
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