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fibonnaci series

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Ken and Chris (kenh)
Mon, 6 Jul 1998 12:31:00 -0500


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the fibonnaci series: 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,... yields the ratio .618... when =
ant two consecutive numbers are divided out. any two consecutive numbers =
when used as the lengths of line segments will be of the form A/B =
=3DB/A+B. the rectangles formed by these line segments are the golden =
rectangles of the Greeks-they represent ideal beauty.
one project students appreciate is to have them bring in a frontal view =
of a favorite pop cultural hero they consider exceptionally good =
looking- then, using golden rectangles, determine the degree of =
'classical beauty' their subject has.

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the fibonnaci series: = 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,... yields=20 the ratio .618... when ant two consecutive numbers are divided out. any = two=20 consecutive numbers when used as the lengths of line segments will be of = the=20 form A/B =3DB/A+B. the rectangles formed by these line segments are the = golden=20 rectangles of the Greeks-they represent ideal beauty.
one project students appreciate is = to have them=20 bring in a frontal view of a favorite pop cultural hero they consider=20 exceptionally good looking- then, using golden rectangles, determine the = degree=20 of 'classical beauty' their subject has.
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