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The Golden Ratio

11-04-2010 01:19 AM by stiletta | 17 comments »

Being a macihinist as well as a woodworker, I was always intrested in the Golden ratio . At least since the Renaissance, many artists and architects have proportioned their works to approximate the golden ratio—especially in the form of the golden rectangle, in which the ratio of the longer side to the shorter is the golden ratio—believing this proportion to be aesthetically pleasing. Mathematicians have studied the golden ratio because of its unique and interesting properties. The golden ratio is an irrational mathematical constant, approximately 1.6180339887 I just happened to be reading exodos 25-10 in the bible and came across this passage. The Lord said to Moses,Tell the...

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