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Year of Award

1967

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

College

College of Arts & Sciences

Department

Math and Computer Science

First Advisor

Mary Teresine Lewis

Keywords

mean ratio, proportion, value, irrational, sequence, algebra

Abstract

The golden section is one of many mathematical discoveries which originated simply as the solution to a practical problem and then, through the ages, was developed and extended to many branches of mathematics. The purpose of this paper is to trace this development of the golden section from the time of its first appearance until the present.

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