Approximating a golden spiral with circular arcs

1 · John Cook · May 10, 2022, 11:04 a.m.
The previous post included this image of a logarithm spiral passing through the corners of squares in a sequence of golden rectangles. The portion of the spiral in each square looks like a quarter of a circle. How well would circular arcs approximate the spiral? Very well. Here’s a plot. The circular arc inside the […] The post Approximating a golden spiral with circular arcs first appeared on John D. Cook....