That's high school level?

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>>12189426

Yes. Imaginary numbers are taught in trigonometry classes, which are taught in high school.

Yes. Imaginary numbers are taught in trigonometry classes, which are taught in high school.

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>>12189536

Yeah, that's pretty faggy. I learned about i from wikipedia after I found it in my calculator's storage.

Yeah, that's pretty faggy. I learned about i from wikipedia after I found it in my calculator's storage.

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'Imaginary' was a term invented for college students to be familiar with.

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>>12189496

I didn't do trigonometry classes in "high school". Then again, my "high school" was full of retards.

I didn't do trigonometry classes in "high school". Then again, my "high school" was full of retards.

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>>12189537

...you know, I highly doubt that Claire can do math beyond simple arithmetic, considering that he worked in the circus instead of going to school.

Not that you really need math to become a serial kiiler.

...you know, I highly doubt that Claire can do math beyond simple arithmetic, considering that he worked in the circus instead of going to school.

Not that you really need math to become a serial kiiler.

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if x squared is -5 then x has no value. you can't square stuff into negative numbers.

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>>12189564

>'Imaginary' was a term invented for Christians to be familiar with.

Fix'd. Let the shitstorm begin.

>'Imaginary' was a term invented for Christians to be familiar with.

Fix'd. Let the shitstorm begin.

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>>12189584

I highly doubt that the majority of those characters can do higher level math. lol gangs and the 1930s

I highly doubt that the majority of those characters can do higher level math. lol gangs and the 1930s

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>>12189592

Bundeswehr > Zivildienst.

They haven't sent me a letter that they're going to draft me yet, though.

Bundeswehr > Zivildienst.

They haven't sent me a letter that they're going to draft me yet, though.

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>>12189564

What was the i-component of a complex number called before that? "Non-real?"

What was the i-component of a complex number called before that? "Non-real?"

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>>12189603

That's why they're called imaginary numbers, it's just a way to deal with weird things that come up in math, such as negative squares.

That's why they're called imaginary numbers, it's just a way to deal with weird things that come up in math, such as negative squares.

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>>12189640

You could check a book about the history of mathematics to find out. As hard as it is to believe, they actually exist.

You could check a book about the history of mathematics to find out. As hard as it is to believe, they actually exist.

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>>12189564

History

Descartes was the first to use the term “imaginary” number in 1637. However, imaginary numbers were discovered much earlier by Gerolamo Cardano in the 1500s but they were not widely accepted until the work of Leonhard Euler (1707–1783) and Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855).

History

Descartes was the first to use the term “imaginary” number in 1637. However, imaginary numbers were discovered much earlier by Gerolamo Cardano in the 1500s but they were not widely accepted until the work of Leonhard Euler (1707–1783) and Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855).

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>>12189713

I like Gauss. He made my classes in the physics of electricity and magnetism easier.

I like Gauss. He made my classes in the physics of electricity and magnetism easier.