# Golden Ratio Definition

The golden ratio should not need any introduction to those who have studied math and design in school. Some designers apply these mathematical concepts to come up with more visually appealing works. This infographic from companyfolders.com covers a few golden ratio facts:

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The Mathematics of Beauty The Fibonacci Sequence is a sequence of numbers where each number is the sum of the previous two—i.e., 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34…and so on to infinity. The ratio of one number to the next is approximately 1.61803, which is called “phi”, or the Golden Ratio. It’s not a magical mathematical equation of the universe, but it definitely reflects natural, aesthetically beautiful patterns.

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(Litgram) Math offers many creative, insightful avenues for budding artists. This project opens the door for students working on the Pythagorean Theorem to explore how mathematics forms the shapes of our world. While the project lists definite requirements, students should be encouraged to explore these concepts to discover other mathematical, and artistic, possibilities.

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