This mathematics ClipArt gallery offers 12 illustrations showing the Golden Mean, also known as the Golden Ratio, represented in different figures. The Golden ratio is approximately 1:1.618. Historically, it represents the proportion that most pleases the human eye. Philosophers, mathematicians, and artists have studied the Golden Mean.

Illustration showing the golden angle. The golden angle is the smaller of two angles created by dividing…

Illustration showing the construction of a golden rectangle. Beginning with a unit square, a line is…

Illustration showing how the golden ratio in a regular pentagon (inscribed in a circle) can be found…

Illustration showing the golden rectangle. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden ratio if…

Illustration showing a nesting of 2 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden…

Illustration showing a nesting of 3 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden…

Illustration showing a nesting of 4 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden…

Illustration showing a nesting of 5 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden…

Illustration showing a nesting of 6 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden…

Illustration showing a nesting of 7 golden rectangles. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden…

Illustration showing succession of golden rectangles that are used to construct the golden spiral. Two…

Illustration showing succession of golden rectangles that are used to construct the golden spiral. Two…