The Golden Ratio: The Facts and the Myths

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Author: Francis D. Hauser
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre: Mathematics
Pages: 56
Language: english
Year: 2015
ISBN 10: 1517518776
ISBN 13: 9781517518776
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

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...