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Golden Section

Or Golden Mean

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The Golden Section (or Golden Mean) is an irrational proportion defined as a line cut in such a way that

  • the ratio between the smaller section to the greater - equals the ratio of the greater section to the whole line

The Golden Section (Golden Mean)

The Golden Section can be expressed like

AB / BC = BC / AC                             (1)

The ratio of the two lengths is called phi - Φ = 1.618

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