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Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modelling and Statistics Application (AMMSA 2017)

Mathematics in Tiwanaku-The gold number in the gate of the sun

Authors
Marco Antonio Cabero Z., Michael Carlos Gonzales V., J.Willam Ariel Muñoz F.
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Marco Antonio Cabero Z.
Keywords
component; Tiwanaku; Gold number; Golden rectangle; Golden Triangle.
Abstract
Man has tried to understand nature and represent it in mathematical ways since ancient times. Looking back to the past, instead of finding uncultured civilizations, we found that they understood the beauty of nature, and expressed it by numbers. The Tiwanaku Empire is an example that amused archeologist from all over the world. Its megalithic giant's constructions and its iconography are still at the Bolivian plateau. Here, we focus on one particular relic from this Empire, the Gate of the Sun and its mathematical relation to the gold number.
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@inproceedings{CaberoZ.2017,
  title={Mathematics in Tiwanaku-The gold number in the gate of the sun},
  author={Cabero Z., Marco Antonio and Gonzales V., Michael Carlos and Muñoz F., J.Willam Ariel},
  year={2017},
  booktitle={2017 International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modelling and Statistics Application (AMMSA 2017)},
  issn={1951-6851},
  isbn={978-94-6252-355-5},
  url={http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/ammsa-17.2017.32},
  doi={10.2991/ammsa-17.2017.32},
  publisher={Atlantis Press}
}
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