# How to Use golden ratio in a Sentence

## golden ratio

• The golden ratio, meanwhile, can be written as one-half of the sum of 1 plus the square root of 5.
Elizabeth Landau, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 Mar. 2020
• As the staircase ascended, the steps became smaller and smaller, the top of the staircase crushing up against the golden ratio.
Leila Sloman, Quanta Magazine, 17 Oct. 2022
• So this special series of numbers is closely related to the golden ratio.
Alan Lightman, The Atlantic, 5 Dec. 2022
• Wright’s character is a graphic designer who delights in the fact that his son shares his enthusiasm for the golden ratio.
Stephanie Zacharek, Time, 7 May 2021
• My golden ratio for a purposeful vinaigrette is two parts oil to one part vinegar or citrus juice (a little zingier than the more traditional three-to-one).
Emma Laperruque, Bon Appétit, 26 Feb. 2023
• The starting price during issuance was set, very cleverly, at \$1.618 - the golden ratio in mathematics.
Tatiana Koffman, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021
• Neither the golden ratio nor the Fibonacci numbers has any apparent relationship to the problem of fitting a shape inside a ball.
Leila Sloman, Quanta Magazine, 17 Oct. 2022
• According to Reichman, the golden ratio has been an inspiration for the design team at Aston Martin to create cars based on both form and function.
Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 15 Apr. 2022
• Nature mimics helixes and the golden ratio is influenced by the sun and gravity because everything grows towards the sun.
Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2023
• One fan even traced the golden ratio, a mathematical principle critical to Renaissance artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, onto a screen grab of the wrenching moment among the Roys.
Los Angeles Times, 17 Dec. 2021
• The handiwork of Royal Huisman, the blue 192-footer was named after a mathematical concept known as the golden ratio, which is said to reflect natural order and beauty.
Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 30 Mar. 2022
• School officials interviewed three former students who were in class during the golden ratio incident.
Peter Krouse, cleveland, 14 Apr. 2021
• Automatic watches are offered in the 33mm diameter inspired by the golden ratio principles of design.
Roberta Naas, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021
• Making matters worse, the golden ratio is another irrational number!
Steven Salzberg, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2022
• Reviews are quick to point out Z16’s stylish, sleek and sophisticated design, which MSI says is inspired by the golden ratio, a mathematical formula describing proportions considered aesthetically pleasing by artists and architects.
Karen Idelson, Variety, 19 Aug. 2021

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