Phi for Neo-phi-tes
What is Phi?
Phi ( Ø ), is simply an irrational number like
pi (p), but one with many unusual
mathematical properties. Phi to the first 15 places is 1.618033988749895. What makes
it more unusual is that it can be derived in many ways and shows up in relationships
throughout the universe.
Phi Ø can be derived through:
Phi Ø appears in:
The ratio, or proportion, determined by Phi (1.618...) was known to the
Greeks as the "Golden Section" and to Renaissance
artists as the "Divine Proportion"
with an upper case "P" is 1.618033987..., while phi with a lower
case "p" is 0.6180339887, the reciprocal of Phi and also Phi