Pure Imaginary Numbers |
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Pure Imaginary Numbers are the square roots of negative real numbers, such as: |
Complex Numbers |
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A complex number is any number written in the form: a + bi Where ‘a’ and ‘b’ are real numbers, and ‘i’ is the imaginary unit. |
Complex numbers can be added and subtracted as shown below:
Figure 1. |
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Here we have an equation that contains complex numbers:
4x – 6 + (2y - 8)i = 6 + 4i
To solve this equation, set the real parts equal to each other, and set the imaginary parts equal to each other.
Figure 2. |
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