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golden ratio

golden ratio

n
(Mathematics) the ratio of two lengths, equal in value to (1 + √5)/2, and given by b/a = (b + a)/b; it is the reciprocal of the golden section and also equal to (1 + golden section). Symbol: Φ Compare golden section
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zlatý řez
nombre d’or
rapporto aureo
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These speed cameras caught the most drivers between January 1 and August 1 this year: | A19 Southbound Holystone roundabout to Tyne Tunnel - 2,101 | B1318 Great North Road, Blue House - 1,954 | A690 Durham Road, Sunderland - 1,846 | A167 Stamfordham Road, between A1 and Silver Lonnen junctions - 1,765 | A1058 Coast Road eastbound at A19 Silverlink junction - 1,709 | A1 Morpeth between A197 Clifton and A192 Fair Moor junctions - 1,618 | A690 Durham Road, Stoneygate - 1,534 | A690 Houghton Cut, Sunderland - 1,422 | A695 Princess Way, Prudhoe - 1,245 | A188 Benton Lane - 1,239
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