A line segment is divided in two segments, such that the ratio of the long segment to the short segment is equivalent to the golden ratio. If the length of the entire line segment is 13 inches long, what is the length of the longer piece of the divided segment? Use variant phialmost equals1.618.

# A line segment is divided in two segments, such that the ratio of the long segment to the short segment is equivalent to the golden ratio. If the length of the entire line segment is 13 inches long, what is the length of the longer piece of the divided segment? Use variant phialmost equals1.618.

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A line segment is divided in two segments, such that the ratio of the long segment to the short segment is equivalent to the golden ratio. If the length of the entire line segment is 13 inches long, what is the length of the longer piece of the divided segment? Use variant phialmost equals1.618.

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