In 2012, a team of students from Sheffield University (United Kingdom) created a system that allowed them to know how to decorate the Christmas tree. The team developed a calculator, based on four maths formula, which expected the total number of members, tinsel and light; a tree had to be decorated to its height. So, to decorate a 180cm tree you would need: 37 balls, 565 centimeters of Christmas lights and 919 centimeters of thinsel. In terms of what a star should be a & # 39; crown, it is measured by the height of the tree height in centimeters with 10.
"We hope that our formulas will allow Christmas to be easier for everyone," said those who created this original mathematical application that they added to "Treegonometry" ( word game between "trigonometry" and the word "tree" in English). As well as home use, the application is also a great help for public administrations and private companies that want to make a Christmas link and one of the largest trees seen in town squares around the world. For example, the spruce that is typically placed in Trafalgar Square (London) has a maximum height of 21 meters, so that 433 bays have to be completely decorated.
This use of decorative trees, like almost all ancient traditions, is derived from the Celtic people in northern and central Europe. Many of their gods were represented and worshiped through trees and, in the winter, a festival was celebrated in honor of the birth of the sun and for the sake of God, Frey. Ann, a lovely tree that represented Yggdrasil, the legendary tree of Viking myths where the kingdom of men, gods and other creatures is represented.
It was common to keep deer inside the houses because, because their pages do not fall or fall; loss of green color, they were regarded as a symbol of life and revival. The most common belief is that St. Boniface, a German evangelizer, who has been accustomed to this pagan heritage to give him new significance and to add to Christian religions. He replaced Odin's worshipplace through a pine tree that was God's representation and was also decorated with apples (original symbol) and candles (a symbol of Jesus' light).
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