# Golden Angle

## Description

Illustration showing the golden angle. The golden angle is the smaller of two angles created by dividing the circumference of a circle according to the golden section. The ratio of the length of the larger arc to the smaller arc is equal to the ratio of the entire circumference to the larger arc. The golden angle is approximately 137.51°.

## Keywords

angles, arc, arcs, circle, Circumference, divine section, extreme ratio, golden angle, golden cut, golden mean, golden proportion, golden ratio, golden section, mean ratio, medial section

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## Source:

Florida Center for Instructional Technology *Clipart ETC* (Tampa: University of South Florida, 2007)