ver wonder how the calculator seems to know the numeric value of ? How could it possibly know? is an Irrational Number which means its decimals don’t repeat! (Specifically is a Transcendental Number but it falls under the category of an irrational number). So how can you fit an infinitely large number in a small box? Or for that matter, how did Leonhard Euler manage to calculate to 23 decimal places without a calculator?
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In my last post, A REALLY Brief Intro to Complex Numbers, I talked about a few necessary definitions to know what Complex numbers 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.