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MATH 300 REVIEW 1. The Arithmetic of Complex Numbers 1.1. The Algebra of Complex Numbers. (1) 1 , 2 , 3 , many (2) 1 , 2 , 3 , . . . (3) Operations on positive integers; addition and multiplication: a + b and ab (4) The Greeks thought of numbers in terms of lengths or areas; the number line; inter- preting numbers in terms of Euclidean geometry. (5) Solving the linear equation x + b = a : solution x = b - a. (6) The number 0 and negative numbers. (7) Solving the linear equation bx = a : solution x = a/b. (8) The rational numbers Q . (9) Arithmetic properties of Q : commutativity of addition and multiplication; existence of 0 and 1; inverses for addition and multiplication; associativity of addition and mul- tiplication; the distributive law. (10) Are there more numbers? (11) The diagonal of the unit square; irrationality of 2; the number ﬁeld Q ( 2) . (12) The real numbers R ; interpret in terms of the number line. (13) Are there more numbers? Consider quadratic equations ax 2 + bx + c = 0 , where a 6 = 0 . The solution is x = - b ± b 2 - 4 ac 2 a . If b 2 - 4 ac < 0 this makes no sense, unless of course we introduce some new numbers. In particular ı will stand for a particular square root of - 1 . (14) Adjoin ı to R to get the complex number ﬁeld C ; a + bı, where a and b are real numbers. (15) Arithmetic properties of the complex number ﬁeld. (16) Algebraic numbers, transcendental numbers. 1.2. Point Representation of Complex Numbers. (1) The Argand diagram. (2) Real and imaginary axes; real and imaginary parts of a complex number z = x + ıy are Re ( z ) = x, Im ( z ) = y. (3) The modulus of z = x + ıy is | z | := p x 2 + y 2 ; the conjugate of a complex number, z = x + ıy = x - ıy ; algebraic properties of conjugation; z = z ⇐⇒ z is real . (4) | z - z 0 | = r represents a circle. 1.3. Vectors and Polar Forms. (1) The complex number z = x + ıy can be identiﬁed with the vector ( x, y ) . (2) The triangle inequality | z 1 + z 2 | ≤ | z 1 | + | z 2 | . 1

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2 (3) Exercise | z 2 | - | z 1 | ≤ | z 2 - z 1 | . (4) The arguments of a complex number; the principal argument ( - π < θ π. ) (5) z = x + ıy = r (cos θ + ı sin θ ) , where r = | z | . (6) cisθ = cos θ + ı sin θ ; z 1 z 2 = r 1 cisθ 1 r 2 cisθ 2 = r 1 r 2 cis ( θ 1 + θ 2 ) . (7) Examples 1 + 3 = 2 cisπ/ 3; 1 + ı 3 - ı = 1 2 cis 5 π/ 12 . 1.4. The Complex Exponential. (1) exp ( x ) = e x = 1 + x + 1 2! x 2 + 1 3! x 3 + ··· converges for all x. (2) How do we deﬁne e z = e x + ıy for a complex number z ? Want the usual laws of exponents to hold for the complex exponential function, for example e z 1 e z 2 = e z 1 + z 2 . The correct deﬁnition is exp ( z ) = e x = 1 + z + 1 2!
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