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the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)

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Furthermore, hidden within the spirals of many plants is a pattern involving the celebrated Fibonacci sequence of numbers, which is closely related to the golden ratio.
However, perhaps the best known property of the sequence is the fact that the ratios of consecutive terms themselves form a sequence that converges to a limit and this limit is the Golden Ratio [phi].
There is so much hype about the Golden Ratio that it is worth reading an article at http://www.
Professor Kang Lee, lead author of the study, said that the Jolie's did not fit the golden ratio either for length or width.
Operator Painting "Somewhere," 2009, takes as its broad subject Las Vegas; accordingly, the bottom of the canvas presents a nonsense equation for slot machine success; the middle is a collagelike array with the words jack pot emblazoned in glowing orange over images of cherries and a garish chandelier; and running along the top is a fifty-digit decimal approximation of the golden ratio.
While related to the content of the chapter, they also serve to provide exposition on many of the things that mathematicians normally take for granted, like knowing the names of the letters of the Greek alphabet and other idiosyncrasies of mathematical notation, the different ways to approach a proof, the golden ratio, and the always handy Pascal's triangle.
Amazingly, the ratios of successive terms of the Fibonacci sequence get closer and closer to a specific number, often called the golden ratio.
Pinned to a wall nearby, as in an entomologist's collection, anka, a sheath of bamboo, curls into a gentle approximation of the golden ratio.
Mathematician Michael Mosley is the man explaining how a mathematical equation called the Golden Ratio influences our perception of what is beautiful and how it plays its magic across the faces and bodies of the beautiful and glamorous.
Some even suggest that Leonardo Da Vinci used the golden ratio when painting his 'Mona Lisa.
Free Moonjee membership also provides exclusive access to free virtual hair makeovers, multi-portrait merging, single-click offspring composite creation, personality analysis based on facial traits and expressions, and attractiveness assessment based on Nature's Golden Ratio.
Additionally, its five-segment golden ratio color-wheel coating technology helps balance true color saturation and maximizes color accuracy, helping ensure that the projected image is exactly the same color and saturation as the input signal.
In addition, these high-performance units deliver high-end color quality through a unique color-matching technology that features BenQ's proprietary Golden Ratio Color Wheel, which balances true color saturation and maximizes color accuracy to achieve the sRGB (standard Red Green Blue) specification.
The MP770 delivers high-end color quality through its unique color-matching technology that features BenQ's proprietary Golden Ratio Color Wheel, which balances true color saturation and maximizes color accuracy to achieve the sRGB (standard Red Green Blue) specification.
Da Vinci's use of the Golden Ratio is shown in such famous paintings as the Mona Lisa and the Madonna of the Rocks.