Archive for August 2013

Did You Know: i^i Is Real?

In my last post, A REALLY Brief Intro to Complex Numbers, I talked about a few necessary definitions to know what Complex numbers \mathbb{C} are.  Complex numbers are really intriguing and necessary for our electronic devices to work.  You might be reading this on a computer, smartphone, tablet, etc., but none of the advances in technology would be possible without use of complex numbers.  Creating wonders from wonders.

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A REALLY Brief Intro to Complex Numbers

Venn Diagram of Number Sets from Keith’s Think Zone

Imaginary numbers and complex numbers interest me a lot.  Aside from the properties of infinity (\infty ), complex numbers \mathbb{C} are, well… complex! They’re very strange and yet they open a whole new world of numbers beyond the Real numbers \mathbb{R} .

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Random Thought

I’m such a math geek I bring a graphing calculator with me to sleepovers.