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Imaginary unit
also called Complex Unit and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. In mathematics, physics, and engineering, the imaginary unit is denoted by i\, or the Latin j\, or the Greek iota (see alternative notations below)

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  2. allows the real number system, \mathbbR, to be extended to the complex number system, \mathbbC

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  3. Its precise definition is dependent upon the particular method of extension

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  4. The primary motivation for this extension is the fact that not every polynomial equation with real coefficients f(x)=0 has a solution in the real numbers

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  5. In particular, the equation x^2+1=0 has no real solution (see "Definition", below)

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