TempeHiker found Pi and Phi at the 2007 Parada del Sol parade in Scottsdale.

Pi

`(π)`

is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet and it has the Greek numerical value of 80.Kappa

`(K)`

is the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet and it has the Greek numerical value of 20.Phi

`(φ)`

is the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet and it has the Greek numerical value of 500.Pi Kappa Phi in symbols: πkφ

In math world, Pi and Phi are irrational constants having the values

`3.1416...`

and`1.618...`

, respectively. Phi is called the "golden ratio." Kappa is not a number in math world.Pi and Phi can be crudely approximated as follows.

Pi = 3.14159265... Phi = 1.61803399... Pi = 22/7 = 3.14285714 or 666/212 = 3.14150943 Phi = (1 + sqrt(5))/2 = 1.61803399 or 610/377 = 1.61803713A Phi related sequence...

1/1 2/1 3/2 5/3 8/5 13/8 21/13 34/21 55/34 89/55 144/89 233/144 377/233 610/377 1/1 = 1.0 2/1 = 2.0 5/3 = 1.66666667 8/5 = 1.6 13/8 = 1.625 21/13 = 1.61538461 34/21 = 1.61904761 55/34 = 1.61764705 89/55 = 1.61818181 144/89 = 1.61797752 233/144 = 1.61805555 377/233 = 1.61802575 610/377 = 1.61803713## More... About Pi Kappa Phi

The Wikipedia says: "Pi Kappa Phi is a national social fraternity that was founded in the spirit of 'nu phi,' meaning non-fraternity, in 1904 in Charleston, South Carolina."

**Creator:** Gerald D. Thurman
[gthurman@gmail.com]

**Created:** 26 February 2007

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