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10: Geometric Symmetry and the Golden Ratio

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    Patterns and geometry occur in nature and humans have been noticing these patterns since the dawn of humanity. In this chapter, topics in geometry will be examined. These topics include transformation and symmetry of geometric shapes, similar figures, gnomons, Fibonacci numbers, and the Golden Ratio.

    Thumbnail: Golden spirals are self-similar. The shape is infinitely repeated when magnified. (Public Domain; Jahobr via Wikipedia)


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