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Guitars, Violins, and Geometric Sequences

Rita Barger, Martha Haehl 

April 2007, Volume 12, Issue 8, Page 462

Abstract:
Ratios and proportions in the context of musical instruments, and the relationship between measurement, ratios, geometric sequences and finger positions or the placement of frets on stringed musical instruments. Includes suggestions for students creating their own stringed instruments.

Keywords:
Article
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Sequences / Series
Theory
Ratios / Proportions