en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number

A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure, and label. The
original examples ... For example, in Western society the number 13 is regarded
as unlucky, and "a ... Today, number sys...

www.math.toronto.edu/mathnet/questionCorner/complexinlife.html

Real-life quantities that are naturally described by complex numbers rather than
... Much more important is the second kind of application of complex numbers, ...

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Imaginary Numbers in Real Life, a selection of answers from the Dr. Math
archives: Applications of Imaginary Numbers: Where are imaginary numbers
used today in real life, as in the work force or other areas that ... Why are they so
important?

www.askamathematician.com/2010/03/q-what-are-complex-numbers-used-for/

Mar 24, 2010 ... Using complex numbers you can see that the other two roots exist, they just
happen to .... It's a heck of a lot more useful when we create math that has rules
that ..... Q: How good is the Enigma code system compared to today's ...

www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~jcollins/OpenStudies/MISW1.ppt

Early societies did not have many number words. There are still ... In doing so,
they made the important step of thinking of numbers as abstract objects. = How to
write .... Applications. Modern life wouldn't be possible without complex numbers!

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The human idea of 'number' has evolved together with human society. ... N) are
straightforward to accept, and they have been used for counting in many ...
mathematicians were working on what is today known as the Fundamental
Theorem of ...

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May 1, 2004 ... The answer is perhaps the single most important reason that quadratic equations
.... for the very complex differential equations encountered in modern technology.
.... Using a combination of real and imaginary numbers, known as complex .....
Mathematicians explore how opinions spread through a society.

uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Complete_list_of_applications_of_trigonometry_in_today's_society

Complete list of applications of trigonometry in today's society ... one is compelled
by the mystic combination of numbers and symbols that fit together in ... By using
a complex series of integral proofs, the Laureate disposed of each item one ...

www.storyofmathematics.com/19th_gauss.html

Gauss gave the first clear exposition of complex numbers and of the ... books
ever written, and which laid the foundations for modern number theory. Among ...

galileospendulum.org/2012/06/09/imaginary-numbers-are-real/

Jun 9, 2012 ... Imaginary and complex numbers are handicapped by the name we gave them. ...
made up, perhaps not useful; "complex" similarly seems to argue the numbers
are too hard to use. ... In fact, today is the birthday of mathematician Caspar
Wessel who characterized the complex plane. .... Science and Society.