David Little
Mathematics Department
Penn State University
Eberly College of Science
University Park, PA 16802
Office: 403 McAllister
Phone: (814) 865-3329
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e-mail:dlittle@psu.edu

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Constructing a Golden Rectangle
First, draw a square. Now find the midpoint of one of the sides. Now draw a circle centered at this midpoint and passing through one of the vertices of the opposite side. Intersect this circle with the line that passes through the midpoint.