Phi Symbol

The Greek letter phi (φ) is used in geometry as a constant to represent the golden ratio.

Format Display Data
TeX
\phi
Unicode φ
966


Usage

Golden Ratio | Concept

The golden ratio is a number represented by the greek letter ϕ (phi). The value of ϕ is approximately 1.618 and is a naturally occuring number in nature. The golden ratio is often associated with the golden rectangle whose sides form a ratio equal to ϕ.

Golden Rectangle | Concept

The golden rectangle is a rectangle whose width divided by height is equal to the golden number (approximately 1.618).

Related Symbols

Var Phi | Symbol

The var phi symbol is a varient of the Greek letter phi.

Capital Phi | Symbol

The capital Greek letter (Φ).