Master Teacher lessons

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Complex numbers can be represented on a graph?!

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Imaginary numbers aren't any more imaginary than negative numbers!

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How did mathematicians raise numbers to high powers before there were calculators?

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Give your students time to grapple with the important concepts of this unit.

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How is a complex number in standard form similar to a vector in unit vector form?

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How is it possible to write a complex number using trigonometric functions?

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If I know how to multiply complex numbers how can I find powers of complex numbers?

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Operations on complex numbers are easier when the complex number is in trigonometric form.

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How can find the nth roots of a complex number?

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Through graphic organizers students will review ideas of vectors and complex numbers.