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Because it is an unusual ratio and therefore should be given a different name to differentiate it from other common ratios.

Gold is valuable and "Golden" is attributed to that which is attractive. The "Golden Ration" is considered attractive and has many uses.

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What is the ratio known as the Golden Mean also called the Fibonacci Rectangle?

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What is the golden ratio in art?

The golden ratio was a mathematical formula for the beauty. The golden ratio in the Parthenon was most tremendous powerful and perfect proportions. Most notable the ratio of height to width on its precise was the golden ratio.


What number is the golden ratio?

The golden ratio, or golden mean, or phi, is about 1.618033989. The golden ratio is the ratio of two quantities such that the ratio of the sum to the larger is the same as the ratio of the larger to the smaller. If the two quantities are a and b, their ratio is golden if a > b and (a+b)/a = a/b. This ratio is known as phi, with a value of about 1.618033989. Exactly, the ratio is (1 + square root(5))/2.


What the significance of golden ratio?

The golden ratio (or Phi) is a ratio that is very commonly found in nature. For instance, some seashells follow a spiraling path at the golden ratio.


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How can a segment be divided such that the ratio of the whole long piece to the shorter piece is equivalent to the ratio of the whole segment to the long piece?

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