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The Golden Ratio: Solve for X in the following quadratic equation - X^2 + X -1 = 0

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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

posted Sep 17, 2016 by George Davros

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Designs built using this ratio are in most cases aesthetically pleasing.
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answer Sep 17, 2016 by Tejas Naik
Yes, you are correct. And when you plug in .6180 into the left side of the equation,
everything balances.  Mathematics always speaks the truth.



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