# Golden Rectangles

## Description

Illustration showing a nesting of 5 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden ratio if (a+ b)/a = a/b which is represented by the Greek letter phi. The large rectangle shown is divided to show the a golden rectangle. The smaller portion is then divided into the golden ratio again, and so on.

## Keywords

divine section, extreme ratio, golden cut, golden mean, golden proportion, golden ratio, golden rectangle, golden section, mean ratio, medial section, rectangles

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## Source:

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