Date: 3/18/96 at 0:19:13 From: Anonymous Subject: Complex problem For an extra credit assignment I was asked to find out "why are complex numbers important"? Can you help? The books that I have looked in don't really tell you why they are important - they just say that they are. Thanks.
Date: 8/16/96 at 17:35:41 From: Doctor James Subject: Re: Complex problem Complex numbers are used in a wide variety of physical applications. One place is in electronics and electricity applications - specifically, there are real and imaginary parts to voltages and current in AC circuits. -Doctor James, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
Search the Dr. Math Library:
Ask Dr. MathTM
© 1994- The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved.