The Golden Rectangle: Definition, Formula & Examples


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Which of the following describe a golden rectangle?

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1. If a golden rectangle has longer side with length a, and shorter side with length b, what is the approximate value of a / b?

2. In which of the following can you observe a Fibonacci spiral?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of the golden rectangle formula will be put to the test by this quiz and worksheet. Your successful completion of the quiz will depend on your ability to solve problems involving this formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz were designed to give you the chance to prove that you understand:

  • The properties of a golden rectangle
  • Fibonacci spirals
  • How to use the golden rectangle formula

Skills Practiced

With this quiz, you have an excellent opportunity to improve the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the golden rectangle
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that involve golden rectangles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ratio involving the sides of a golden rectangle

Additional Learning

In-depth information about this subject is found in the lesson associated with this quiz, entitled The Golden Rectangle: Definition, Formula & Examples. Study this lesson if you'd like the chance to learn more about:

  • Places where the Fibonacci spiral appears
  • Aesthetically pleasing shapes
  • Connections between Fibonacci spirals and the golden rectangle