Solve for x in the following quadratic equation and you will have discovered the beautiful time-honored Golden Ratio: X^2 + X -1 = 0

Hint: Quadratic Formula

Designs built using this ratio are in most cases aesthetically pleasing.

An amount of money is to be distributed among X, Y and Z in the ratio 3 : 1 : 5. The difference between Y’s and Z’s share is Rs. 3600. What is the total of X’s and Y’s share?