# dimensions of rectangle

The ancient Greeks thought that the most pleasing shape for a rectangle was one for which the ratio of the length to the width was 8 to 5, the golden ratio. If the length of a rectangular painting is 2 ft longer than its width, then for what dimensions would the length and width have the golden ratio?

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It shows how to find the dimensions of a rectangular painting, whose length and width have the golden ratio. The solution is detailed and well presented.

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