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 .... use today for ma...

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

After teaching complex numbers, my students have asked me the obvious
question: Where is this math used in real life! Your assistance would be greatly ...

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Imaginary Numbers in Real Life, a selection of answers from the Dr. Math ... of
Imaginary Numbers: Where are imaginary numbers used today in real life, as in ...

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Surprise! Complex numbers are not just a "math oddity" that only we crazy
mathematicians enjoy. Since complex numbers provide a system for finding the
roots ...

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

Are imaginary numbers imaginary? ... Early societies did not have many number
words. There are .... Modern life wouldn't be possible without complex numbers!

www.sciencenews.org/blog/context/top-10-mathematical-innovations

Aug 11, 2014 ... SOCIETY UPDATE .... Complex numbers (Girolamo Cardano, Rafael Bombelli) ...
that was most helpful for Einstein in articulating general relativity. ... Today
everything from architecture and astronomy to neuroscience and ...

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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 ...

www.britannica.com/topic/complex-number

Complex number, number of the form x + yi, in which x and y are real numbers
and i is the imaginary unit such that i <sup>2</sup> = -1. ... in modern algebra: Fields ... He
made a useful contribution to mathematical symbolism by proposing. ... and
evolutionary history of Homo sapiens to the features of society and culture that
decisively.

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Mar 24, 2016 ... I'm currently trying to understand how to use complex numbers and with ...
Tuataras have a "third eye" that is "no longer" used for vision. ... as a number with
humor, yet some people today have an issue with ..... Hammers (I presume) have
been used in numerous independent societies throughout hi...

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.