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The Origin of Complex Numbers

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: Dr. John Mathews
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The origin of complex numbers starts with the contributions of Scipione del Ferro, Nicolo Tartaglia, Girolamo Cardano, and Rafael Bombelli. This Maple worksheed details the methods and formulas they used. It explores these formulas using Maple and shows how they can be extended. Numerous examples, exercises and illustrations make this a useful teaching module for an introduction of complex numbers.

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Publish Date: October 14, 2011
Created In: Maple 15
Language: English

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