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Golden Spiral
This Demonstration draws an approximation to a golden spiral using a golden rectangle.
Contributed by:
Yu-Sung Chang
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By successively drawing an arc between vertices of each square in a golden rectangle, you can approximate a golden spiral.
A golden spiral is a logarithmic spiral that goes through successive points dividing a golden rectangle into squares.
RELATED LINKS
Golden Ratio
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Golden Rectangle
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Golden Spiral
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MathWorld
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Logarithmic Spiral
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MathWorld
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/GoldenSpiral/
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