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The Golden ratio

By 22 January 2018Culture

The Golden ratio is known since antiquity.

Our ancestors used it in order to build the Great Pyramid 4 500 years ago !

Its geometrical calculation :

Its algebraic calculation :

It is used to determine the proportion of a/b.

It gives the number : 1,61803398875

You can find it in nature like, for instance, in the sunflower leaves, in the nautilus shell, even in some galaxies, etc.

Everyday items use its proportions, as for the credit card.

Some brand logos identify the characteristics of the Golden ratio as well.

It is frequently used in art…

Despite all the researches, the mystery about it still remains.

In our culture, it symbolizes beauty and harmony.

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