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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A line segment divided into two segments. Such that ratio of long segment to short segment is equivalent to golden ratio.

AB is smaller segment and BC is larger segment.

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Calculating longer l...

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