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golden ratio

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(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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Table values shows that there was significant difference in mean scores of faculty of IER (M = 6.31, SD = 1.582) and UOE students, M = 6.78, SD= 1.618; t (-2.353) = 265, p= .019 about political factor of terrorism.
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With his newest barrel, Ovonum, Vicard has turned his attention to shape and form to create a barrel based on The Golden Ratio: Phi, 1.618. The unique, limited-production barrel is made entirely by hand and available in all three tannin levels.
5 & 6), which runs to hundreds of works, Griffa has painted the number '1.618 ...' on to the canvas to varying decimal places--foregrounding the mysteries of knowledge, and the mysteries of painting, and suggesting that his works are not so much unfinished as unfinishable.
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First, the Golden Ratio or the value of phi (1.618), which has been used as the 'natural and artificial standard of beauty' by mathematicians, artists and architects alike.

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