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Ratio: A Recurring Theme in Food, Art and Graphics

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

Thinking about food can sometimes lead to artistic and mathematical insight. Suppose we wish to make a smoothie from apple and blueberry purees. While the question of the perfect balance of flavors is a personal one, we can describe all of the possibilities using elementary math.