The Golden ratio is the ratio so that or . Show that if is the Golden ratio, then I am confused on what do for this problem.
Last edited by dwsmith; Jun 11th 2011 at 05:56 PM.
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so Now just solve solve for and ignore the negative root.
Originally Posted by Random Variable so Now just solve solve for and ignore the negative root. I don't understand why you even did that. With this question, I have no idea what they were even asking.
Two numbers are in the golden ratio if and Were interested in the ratio . But notice that
Or: Or: THE ROOTS ARE:
Originally Posted by Random Variable Two numbers are in the golden ratio if and Were interested in the ratio . But notice that Why isn't the negative value considered in the question?
Originally Posted by dwsmith Why isn't the negative value considered in the question? Read about this ratio here: Golden ratio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia