Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Golden Ratio

When all four sides of a rectangle are equal in length, it is called a square. In a square, therefore, the ratio of one side over the others is always equal to 1. When two opposite sides are of equal length and are longer than the other two sides, and all conners are right angles, they are then called tectangles.

Rectangles are characterised by the ratio of the long over the short sides. In other words the length of the longer sides of a rectangle and the length of the short sides gives the shapes of the rectangle. When the ratio is equal to 1.618033988749894....., it is called the Golden ratio or golden section. This golden ratio seems to be applied by people living in the past civilizations such as in Greek and the Egyption civilizations in designing bulidings including the Parthenon and the pyramids.


More recent findings have claimed the startling relationship between Fibonacci numbers, the golden ratio or the golden section. Check by

clicking this link.

If you wish, you can watch this video presentation. Perhaps you can become amazed. I am deeply touched and greatly amazed at the precision of nature, which could not have come through random occurance

Simply click to watch this video.

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