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The Glorious Golden Ratio
What exactly is the Golden Ratio? How was it discovered? Where is it found? These questions and more are thoroughly explained in this engaging tour of one of mathematics' most interesting phenomena. Veteran educators and prolific mathematics writers trace the appearance of the Golden Ratio throughout history and demonstrate a variety of ingenious techniques used to constru ...more
Hardcover, 363 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Prometheus Books
(first published 2004)
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Alfred S. Posamentier (born October 18, 1942) is among the most prominent American educators in the country and is a lead commentator on American math and science education, regularly contributing to The New York Times and other news publications. He has created original math and science curricula, emphasized the need for increased math and science funding, promulgated criteria by which to select ...moreMore about Alfred S. Posamentier...