Aug 11, 2022  
2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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56-1725 Math in Art and Nature


This course shows the relationship between mathematics and art in nature, for example, the shape of a butterfly and the spiral on a pineapple. Using a compass and a straightedge, students learn geometric concepts in order to do basic Euclidean constructions as well as golden rectangle, baravelle spiral, and the lute of Pythagoras constructions.

3 Credits
MA
Requisites PREREQUISITES: 56-1710 Basic Math Skills  or COMPASS Placement Test score >= 50 or SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) score >= 490



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