# The Golden Rectangle

## The golden rectangle

has side lengths in the ratio

${\displaystyle \phi ={\frac {1+{\sqrt {5}}}{2}}}$

Which of the following rectangles is the closest to golden?

• A 3x5 card
• an 8.5x11 sheet of paper
• an 11x14 sheet of paper
• A piece of 8'x4' plywood