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ERIC Number: EJ445071
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Misconceptions about the Golden Ratio.
Markowsky, George
College Mathematics Journal, v23 n1 p2-19 Jan 1992
Typically, the mathematical properties concerning the golden ratio are stated correctly, but much of what is presented with respect to the golden ratio in art, architecture, literature, and aesthetics is false or seriously misleading. Discussed here are some of the most commonly repeated misconceptions promulgated, particularly within mathematics textbooks. (59 references) (Author/JJK)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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