Mathematics and the arts and Natural world?

Did you know that there are many links between mathematics and the arts and natural world? In this

assignment, you will use an online search engine to find an application of mathematics in music, art, or the
natural world. One example is the Egyptian Pyramids. Use the steps below to find another application.

Use Google (or another search engine) to find an application of mathematics in music, art or the natural
world.

Below are some suggested search terms you might try:
Math and art
Math and music
Math and nature

[Search tip: Use the AND connector to return results that mention both words. This is a skill that you can
also use when searching the Excelsior College Library’s research databases.]
Math and (music or art or nature)

[Search tip: Use the AND connector to return results that mention both words. This is a skill that you can
also use when searching the Excelsior College Library research databases.]

You also might find applications or ideas in books or other resources
Describe the application that you have found.

Include a citation and a link to the source where you learned about it. Need help with formatting a
citation? Check out the Library’s Citing Sources page. (You may use the APA Style. The APA Tip Sheet my be
especially helpful.)

Explain what you understand of the mathematical properties in that application.
Was mathematics a foundation in creating that application, or is mathematics a tool for understanding what had already been created?

 

 

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