Golden Rectangle

The golden rectangle is a rectangle whose width divided by height is equal to the golden ratio (phi), where . The rectangle can be constructed using a compass and straight edge[1].

Golden Rectangle

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Golden Ratio

The golden ratio, often denoted as φ (phi), is an irrational number that has unique mathematical properties and appears in art, nature and, architecture. It is approximately equal to 1.61803398875.


  1. Construct Golden Rectangle Example