## The Myth of Phi

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**t is probably fair to say that the Golden**Ratio has inspired thinkers of all disciplines like no other number in the history of mathematics." -Mario Livio,*The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, The World's Most Astonishing Number.*This section will be an in-depth discussion of various misconceptions about the Golden Ratio, where those misconceptions began, and how they were perpetuated. Topics include: