Vector representation of complex numbers

From Graphic maths
Level: A Level Maths

We can represent a complex number as a vector on an Argand diagram:

Argand-vector.png

In this diagram:

  • The complex number is represented by the vector , where is the origin and is the point (4, 3).
  • The complex number is represented by the vector , where is the point (-2, 3).
  • The complex number is represented by the vector , where is the point (-3, -1).

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