[Tutor] largest and smallest numbers (Linpeiheng)

林培恒 linpeiheng at 163.com
Tue Sep 25 17:05:23 CEST 2007

On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Terry Carroll write:

>My math is rusty. Is there a concept of "greater than" 
>or "largest" in complex numbers on different axis? Which
>is larger, 4+2i or 2+4i?

In fact, complex numbers can not compare directly. People always compare complex numbers with their 'model'. For example, sqrt(a**2 + b**2) is the 'model' of a+bi.

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