# Essays Tagged: *"Imaginary number"*

#### Complex numbers

The simplest way to define a complex or imaginary **number** is a **number** that is a multiple of i in which i is defined by the property of i squa ... eve that i doesn't really exist, but is just a convenient mathematical fiction.This isn't the case. **Imaginary** **number**s do exist. Despite their name, they are not really imaginary at all. (The name date ... ld be like to have a **number** system that contained square roots of negative **number**s, hence the name "imaginary". Eventually it was realized that such a **number** system does in fact exist, but by then the ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Imaginary Numbers and Real Numbers

s intentioned to help in a good way but is not the truth. The same applies to many other words like imaginary **number**s and real **number**s. An imaginary **number** doesn't mean a non-existent **number** and a rea ... n't necessarily mean an existing **number** (or maybe it does in the sense that it really is a **number**). **Imaginary** **number**s are no less "real" than real **number**s.**Imaginary** **number**s are **number**s that can be wri ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Algebra Basics, Equations, and Mathematical Models

of a negative **number**. The solutions to the equation will then be complex **number**s (i.e., involve the imaginary unit i).It is possible to complete a quadratic with an imaginary **number**. The kind of probl ... The kind of problematic solutions that would include the use of a quadratic formula ending with an imaginary **number** would be not be found in normal math or lower algebra. Often, they would found in e ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Lesson From Hizb Al-Tahrir

w void. For example the square root of 4 is 2 but what is the square root of minus 4? 2i this is an imaginary **number** and we cannot relate this to reality even though this is found my mathematical reas ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

#### History of Complex Numbers

thematicians viewed complex **number**s equations as nonsense due to that they were somehow considered "imaginary" and they didn't really solve anything of true matter as other systems did. By the mid-six ... ibute to cubic formulas. The definition of complex **number**s basically mean that a real **number** and an imaginary **number** join together to form a solution of real **number**s. Mathematicians also discovered th ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Math Research Paper on Fractals

tes of (x,y) in which the x-coordinate is any rational **number**, whereas the y-coordinate contains an imaginary **number**, denoted by "i". An imaginary **number** is the square root of a negative **number**. An ex ... c.Now, in order to visualize the Mandelbrot set as a fractal, we need to shift from real **number**s to imaginary **number**s. Mandelbrot used a complex plane as his graph, rather than the regular Cartesian p ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics