# Essays Tagged: "Real number"

#### Describe the structure of the Real Number System, defining each type of number which it comprises and making clear the relationship between them.

can be represented inthe positive and negative parts of the number line. Together they make up the 'RealNumber System'. By identifying these different types of number we need to see howeach set work i ... an be seen with the Ö2. By multiplying or subtracting it by itself we get are rational numbers.Real numbers are closed under all four arithmetic operations.In addition to the closure convention t ...

(8 pages) 98 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Complex numbers

o imagine any number having a negative square. The result: it is tempting to believe that i doesn't really exist, but is just a convenient mathematical fiction.This isn't the case. Imaginary numbers d ... hematical fiction.This isn't the case. Imaginary numbers do exist. Despite their name, they are not really imaginary at all. (The name dates back to when they were first introduced, before their exist ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Imaginary Numbers and Real Numbers

in a good way but is not the truth. The same applies to many other words like imaginary numbers and real numbers. An imaginary number doesn't mean a non-existent number and a real number doesn't neces ... nd a real number doesn't necessarily mean an existing number (or maybe it does in the sense that it really is a number). Imaginary numbers are no less "real" than real numbers.Imaginary numbers are nu ...

(2 pages) 52 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Computer Architecture

1. Write a technical document describing how integer and real number are represented on digital computers. The description should include positive and negati ... s of how the number of bits allocated affects the range of numbers that can be represented, and for real numbers the precision. Include diagrams to illustrate your answers.Today most computers use bin ... ement electronically. Most computers handle the following types of data: Ø Integers Ø Real number Ø Character data type Ø Boolean data type (Burd, S. D. (1993) System Archi ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays