So what exactly is a complex number?

Lamonte Harris pyth0nc0d3r at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 19:13:47 CEST 2007


>Is English your native language? I'm having a hard time decoding your
question.
dont be an ass....

About the complex numbers I get what they are in python now.

Thanks Paul Boddie
-Lamonte.

On 8/31/07, Paul Boddie <paul at boddie.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On 31 Aug, 18:12, "Chris Mellon" <arka... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/31/07, Carsten Haese <cars... at uniqsys.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 20:11 -0500, Lamonte Harris wrote:
> > > > Like in math where you put letters that represent numbers for place
> > > > holders to try to find the answer type complex numbers?
> >
> > > Is English your native language? I'm having a hard time decoding your
> > > question.
> >
> > I'm pretty sure he was describing middle school algebra.
>
> Yes, I imagine that the "letters that represent numbers" is intended
> to refer to this:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elementary_algebra
>
> Whereas complex numbers are, of course, described here:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_number
>
> I hope the above resources are informative for the original inquirer.
>
> Paul
>
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