Golden ratio

Divide line of length 14 cm into two sections that the ratio of shorter to greater is same as ratio of greater section to whole length of the line.

Correct result:

x1 =  5.35 cm
x2 =  8.65 cm

Solution:

x1x2=x2x1+x2 x1+x2=14  x1=(21+52)14=5.35 cm
x2=(1+521)14=8.65 cm



We would be pleased if you find an error in the word problem, spelling mistakes, or inaccuracies and send it to us. Thank you!






Showing 0 comments:
avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Looking for help with calculating roots of a quadratic equation?
Check out our ratio calculator.
Do you have a system of equations and looking for calculator system of linear equations?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  • Pool
    pool If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 19 hours. The first inlet filled pool 5 hour longer than the second. How long pool take to fill with two inlets separately?
  • A man 2
    penize_49 A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
  • Alloy
    hlinik_slitina The first alloy is a mixture of two metals in the ratio 1:2, the second is a mixture of same metals in the ratio 2:3. At what ratio we have these two alloys put into the furnace to obtain a new metal alloy with ratio 17:27? (All three ratios correspond to
  • Conical bottle
    cone-upside When a conical bottle rests on its flat base, the water in the bottle is 8 cm from it vertex. When the same conical bottle is turned upside down, the water level is 2 cm from its base. What is the height of the bottle?
  • Right triangle
    righttriangle Legs of the right triangle are in the ratio a:b = 2:8. The hypotenuse has a length of 87 cm. Calculate the perimeter and area of the triangle.
  • Difference of two number
    squares2_6 The difference of two numbers is 20. They are positive integers greater than zero. The first number raised to one-half equals the second number. Determine the two numbers.
  • Lookout tower
    tower How high is the lookout tower? If each step was 3 cm lower, there would be 60 more of them on the lookout tower. If it was 3 cm higher again, it would be 40 less than it is now.
  • Krkonose CZ
    krkonose Tourist's rod on the tourist route in the Krkonose was 1/5 of its length into the ground. Snow fell in winter and 1/3 of the length of the rod remained above the snow. Find the height of the snow if the length of the part above the snow is 32 cm greater t
  • Rectangles
    rectangle_15 The perimeter of a rectangle is 90 m. Divide it into three rectangles, the shorter side has all three rectangles the same, their longer sides are three consecutive natural numbers. What is the dimensions of each rectangle?
  • Railway embankment
    rr_lichobeznik The section of the railway embankment is an isosceles trapezoid, the sizes of the bases of which are in the ratio 5: 3. The arms have a length of 5 m and the height of the embankment is 4.8 m. Calculates the size of the embankment section area.
  • Four integers
    tiles2 Fnd four consecutive integers so that the product of the first two is 70 times smaller than the product of the next two.
  • Metal alloy
    ocel What is the ratio of metals in the alloy that is in the 50 tonnes of steel to 30 kg nickel?
  • Newton's task
    cow Grass grows in the meadow equally fast and evenly. It is known that 99 cows graze meadow for 14 days and 95 cows by 22 days. How many cows graze meadow for 77 days?
  • Square into three rectangles
    stvorcove-cisla_1 Divide the square with a side length of 12 cm into three rectangles with have the same circumference so that these circumferences are as small as possible.
  • Two trains
    rjet Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it take
  • Two cities
    cars_30 The car goes from city A to city B at an average speed of 70 km/h, back at an average speed of 50 km/h. If it goes to B and back at an average speed of 60 km/h, the whole ride would take 8 minutes less. What is the distance between cities A and B?
  • Three parallels
    rs_triangle The vertices of an equilateral triangle lie on 3 different parallel lines. The middle line is 5 m and 3 m distant from the end lines. Calculate the height of this triangle.