golden ratio

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golden ratio

[‚gōld·ən ′rā·shō]
(mathematics)
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'If it's lower than 1.618, the patient has a wider face than it is longer,' he explained, 'so in terms of aesthetics treatment, a doctor might say, 'let's make your face longer by adding more chin.' That's how doctors are guided by this.'
Revenue for half-year 2017 is AED 1.624 billion (US$ 442 million) similar to the H1 2016 revenue of AED 1.618 billion (US$ 441 million).
Computer facial mapping used Phi, the "Golden Ratio" of 1.618, to see how symmetrical the 56-year-old actor's features were, scoring him 91.86%.
Researchers have established connotations of beauty with a proven ratio - the Golden Ratio of 1.618 to 1.0.
The volume of traded shares stood at 1.719 billion shares compared with 1.618 in April.
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 ...).
Such an association was stronger for male T2DM patients (OR= 1.618, 95% CI: 1.527-1.691, P value < 0.001) than in female T2DM patients (OR = 1.388, 95% CI: 1.257-1.495, P value < 0.001).
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 irrational number is 1.618 and is seen in the Vesica piscis (length/width) and throughout nature.