The golden rectangle layout

You have probably heard of the Fibonacci Sequence, the Golden Rectangle, and the Golden Ratio. Since it may have been a few years since you attended a math class, a brief reminder may prove helpful.

The Fibonacci Sequence is a series of numbers where every number is the sum of the previous two numbers, for example, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21.

A Golden Rectangle is achieved when the ratio of the longest side to the shortest side of a rectangle is approximately 1.618. This ratio is known as the Golden Ratio. Mathematically, the Golden Ratio is represented as follows:

You can see the connection between the Fibonacci ...

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