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January 25th, 2017, 10:42 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: May 2015 From: Arlington, VA Posts: 270 Thanks: 23 Math Focus: Number theory  Radius circumscribing Golden Rectangle
Is there any significance to the radius of the circle which circumscribes the Golden Rectangle?

January 26th, 2017, 04:26 PM  #2 
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Not that I can think of. The golden rectangle can be any size, so this radius can be anything.

January 26th, 2017, 04:49 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: May 2015 From: Arlington, VA Posts: 270 Thanks: 23 Math Focus: Number theory 
Allow me to reiterate: is there a nontrivial significance for the angle whose tangent corresponds to phi, the golden ratio?


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