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Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

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Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: Some of the history of complex numbers, perfect numbers, irrational numbers, imaginary numbers, and the first proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra (statement and significance), given by Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) in his Ph.D. Thesis (1799).

Levels: High School (9-12), Early College
Languages: English
Math Topics: Equations, Imaginary/Complex Numbers

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