Golden Ratio and Golden RectangleDate: 5/8/96 at 21:14:34 From: Anonymous Subject: Golden Ratio and Golden Rectangle Can you please give me information or a lead as to where to look for the following: 1. What is the golden ratio? 2. What is the golden rectangle? 3. What is the value of the golden ratio? 4. How is the golden ratio related to the golden rectangle? 5. How is it still used today? Thank You. Date: 5/13/96 at 10:59:22 From: Doctor Jodi Subject: Golden Ratio and Golden Rectangle Hi there! The relation between the golden ratio/golden rectangle/Fibonacci numbers is a really great topic! I'm going to send you a few Web addresses related to this question. You can also search the Dr. Math archive at http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ for more answers. http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fib.html Lots of pages here on this topic. A great place to start! http://galaxy.cau.edu/tsmith/KW/golden.html Good introductory pages with nice pictures. There's a nice path through them, too. I hope this helps. Let us know if you have other questions. -Doctor Jodi, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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