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golden number

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(Astronomy) a number between 1 and 19, used to indicate the position of any year in the Metonic cycle, calculated as the remainder when 1 is added to the given year and the sum is divided by 19. If the remainder is zero the number is 19: the golden number of 1984 is 9.
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Statistically, the inside draw is the golden number, although horses can win from high stalls as long as they don't use up too much petrol getting a good position from the off.
Now the big Swede is just three crowns away from the golden number.
This is not valid for irrational, but non transcendental numbers, including the so-called golden number [phi] = ([square root of 5] + 1)/2.
It comprises of a combination of a six-digit number and, a two-digit 'golden number' ranging from 00-19, for example as stated in the winning ticket.
These apq numbers are members of the metallic means family or metallic proportions (as generalizations of the Golden number [phi] = (1 + [square root of 5])/2 = 1.618 ...), introduced by Vera W.
Measure of a self-contained perfection and at the same time the unknowable, the golden number alludes to the multiple complexity of reality without attempting to give it an explanation.
The notion of Golden number is provided by the positive solution of the equation [x.sup.2] - x - 1 = 0 and it has the form:
When a number in the series is divided by the previous number, the result is an infinitely repeating decimal known as the golden number ([phi] = 1.618 ...).
The golden ratio ([approximately equal to] 1.618), sometimes known as the golden section or golden number, has been fascinating philosophers, scientists, and artists for more than two millennia [1-4].
This has been called golden number, and it is symbolized with letter [phi] (Phi).
The ratio between the numbers is frequently called the golden ratio or golden number. The Level 3 Hairdressing Group have taken this ratio and developed the different hairstyles using colours following the sequence.
Maintaining this with a balanced vegetable intake is recommended to achieve the golden number of five fruits and vegetables a day.