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    Golden Rectangle

    An artist wants her painting to be in the shape of a Golden rectangle. If the length of the painting is 36 inches, then what should be the width?
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    An artist wants her painting to be in the shape of a Golden rectangle. If the length of the painting is 36 inches, then what should be the width?
    If by Golden you mean that the ratio of the Width to the Length should be the Golden Ratio,

    then Width = ( (1 + sqrt(5))/2 ) * Length


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    hey mate,

    A golden rectangle is one such that the ratio of width to length is the golden ratio
    Golden rectangle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    thanks.......

    Quote Originally Posted by David24 View Post
    hey mate,

    A golden rectangle is one such that the ratio of width to length is the golden ratio
    Golden rectangle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    David
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