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ColcapsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you want explaining or you wanna know what it is?
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I wanna know what it is.
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350296531363:dw
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why is it known as golden ratio? What is "exactly golden ratio? What are its applications in everyday life, and other things? Who invented it?
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ColcapsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_ratio
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Greeks, pops up all over the place....
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ColcapsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah diagrams and dimensions use golden ratio
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
golden ratio was not invented, it was discovered
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have to make a chart and a file for it, so what exactly should I write there ? lol, @UnkleRhaukus sorry, Who discovered it? :)
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"golden ratio was not invented, it was discovered" Debatable.
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it can be measured @estudier
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am making a project on it!
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1+1/1+/1+/1+/1...... = GR
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the limit of the ratio of consecutive fibonacci numbers
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Convergents of 1+1/1+/1+/1+/1......are ratios of successive F numbers
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry to say but : NOT getting it.
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\color{blue}{\large{\phi}}=\color{red}{\LARGE{GR}}\]?is it so ?
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@mathslover A line segment which is divided into two segments, with a greater length α and a smaller length β such that the length of α + β is to α as α is to β, is divided into the golden ratio. Hence\[\frac{ \alpha +\beta }{ \alpha }=\frac{ \alpha }{ }\]and\[(\frac{ \alpha }{ \beta })^{2}\frac{ \alpha }{ \beta }1=0\]where the positive solution for\[\frac{ \alpha }{ \beta }=\frac{ \sqrt{5}+1 }{ 2 }=\frac{ 2 }{ \sqrt{5}1 }\]FYI It is also called the golden section or the divine section.
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Notice that the Greeks messed about with this without worrying about the radical (they worried only about the ratio)
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@mathslover do you understand?
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Understood! Thanks a lot!
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@mathslover You welcome. I thought you didn't like my explanation. lol
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Not exactly like your thought, but I think it will take time for me to completely understand it!
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
By the way, I just noticed that in my explanation, there is a β missing in the denominator of the right side of the first equation.
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@mathslover is this something you're learning in school right now?
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1) That was a small mistake, sir, no problem for that. 2) Actually,NO sir, I am in 9th class and their is no such thing so far as I know at least in school learning upto 12th class. But though, I am told to make a project (file,charts) related to mathematics interesting discovery (any) . I chose, golden ratio as my topic for project as it is applicable, understandable etc, A good topic for project, actually, I think!
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Usually there are no such things that I have ever seen in the textbooks but ^those studies of new discoveries are very important! Thanks for helping me out!
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zosU6XTgSY ^ is khanacademy video good for understanding golden ratio further?
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
also watch parthenon reconstruction project video, you may google...
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@mathslover I've never checked those videos out. Perhaps I will when I have time.
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
one thing i read about the golden ratio was it = height of human / height of his/her navel!! not sure if i believe that  lol! seems a bit bizarre...
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol I never checked that, may be interesting!
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ideal human form.. in anatomy they use that i think
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.vali.de/archives/1117
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calculusfunctionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@estudier that's a wonderful recommendation. Thanks! It is true that the golden ratio can be observed in nature.
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lharrell97Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a logarithmic spiral, also known at golden ratio or golden spiral, is a spiral curve that is often found in nature. for example, the little diamond shaped sections on the outside of a pineapple are actually spiraling upwards at a constant angle. another example is the angle of descent of a hawk towards it's prey.
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