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An area rug is shaped like a golden rectangle. Its length is 8 ft. What is the rug's width? Write your answer in simplified radical form and rounded to the nearest tenth of a foot.

Please explain how to work this. Thanks.

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    A golden rectangle is one whose side lengths are in the golden ratio, 1:phi, where phi is approximately 1.618.

    Look up "golden rectangle" on Google.

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