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Topic: [ap-calculus] Number System
Replies: 1   Last Post: Oct 17, 2012 3:36 PM

 Kevin Ford Posts: 10 Registered: 2/15/12
RE: [ap-calculus] Number System
Posted: Oct 17, 2012 3:36 PM

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Option 3.

Option 3) Complex Number System having 3 subsets: real numbers, imaginary numbers, "hybrid" numbers (numbers in the form a+bi where a and b are not both 0) (Note: real numbers are complex numbers a+bi such that b=0 and imaginary numbers are complex numbers a+bi such that a=0)

Kevin

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From: Debbie Bricker [mailto:dbricker@cathedralcatholic.org]
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:25 PM
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Subject: [ap-calculus] Number System

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We are having this discussion among our department....which is correct?
1) Number System having two subsets: Real(rational and irrational) and Imaginary(which includes complex numbers) OR

2) Complex Number System having two subsets: Real and Imaginary
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