A Rectangle and the Unexpected Proportion

Sometimes you solve a problem and get an unexpected answer. That happens a lot in mathematics. The answer invokes a question, that leads you something else and you end up in a place you would not have imagined. So a rectangle problem leads us to a number and that leads us to other numbers and then a possible encounter with all sorts of mysterious things. To see the details of today’s post, click on the button below to load the PDF file.