id: 05267782
dt: j
an: 2008c.00361
au: Barton, Lyndon O.
ti: Construction of a golden rectangle with a given area.
so: Math. Spectr. 39, No. 3, 99-101 (2007).
py: 2006
pu: Applied Probability Trust (APT) c/o University of Sheffield, School of
Mathematics and Statistics (SoMaS), Sheffield
la: EN
cc: G40
ut: Golden rectangle; Euclidean geometry; ruler-and-compass construction
ci:
li:
ab: A golden rectangle is a rectangle whose length to width ratio is $(1+\sqrt
5)/2$ to 1. The author describes a ruler-and-compass construction for
converting a given square into golden rectangle whose area is equal to
that of the square.
rv: Gerd Walther (Kiel)