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This is an example of the golden ratio, or phi, a proportionality constant that appears in nature. The numerical approximate value of phi is 1.618. From www.goldenratio.net.

$Human Anatomy$. Each section of your index finger, from the tip to the base of the wrist, is larger than the preceding one by about the golden (Fibonacci) ratio. Find an equation that represents the ratio of each section of your finger related to the previous one if one section is eight units long and the next section is five units long.

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1 of 3Suppose, $\\$ $x=$ larger section.$\\$ $y=$ smaller section . $\\$ $\therefore$ ratio is $\dfrac{x}{y}$ $\\$ We need to find the equation to represent the relationship between $x$ and $y$. $\\$

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