What is the Golden Ratio in Math? - Definition & Examples

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The golden ratio is symbolized by the Greek letter _____

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1. If the sides of the outer pentagon (pictured in green in the pentagram below) are 2 units long, what is the length of each side of the inner pentagon (purple)?

2. In what way is the golden ratio, phi, related to the Fibonacci sequence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The task at hand will be answering questions in regard to topics such as the Greek alphabet, the Fibonacci sequence, and applications of the golden ratio.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Particularly, you're going to be assessed on topics like:

  • The Greek letter that represents the golden ratio
  • Calculations using the golden ratio
  • Relation between the golden ratio and Fibonacci sequence
  • The appropriate number of digits after the decimal
  • Those interested in the golden ratio

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the symbol for the golden ratio
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the numerical form of the golden ratio and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson

Additional Learning

Our affiliated lesson, What is the Golden Ratio in Math? - Definition & Examples, will assist you in learning further about these concepts. Know it will help you on:

  • What the golden ratio is
  • The use of the golden ratio in geometry
  • How to calculate the golden ratio
  • Examples of the golden ratio in the real world and nature
  • The Fibonacci Sequence
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