Ch 5: Saxon Algebra 2: Complex Numbers

About This Chapter

The Complex Numbers chapter of this Saxon Algebra 2 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with complex numbers. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Complex Numbers textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Complex Numbers chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the complex numbers topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Imaginary numbers
  • Standard form for complex numbers
  • Arithmetic using complex numbers
  • Finding complex roots
  • Examples of complex conjugates

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6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Saxon Algebra 2: Complex Numbers
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What is an Imaginary Number?

1. What is an Imaginary Number?

An imaginary number is a complex number that results from the square root of a negative number. Find out where the concept of imaginary numbers came from, and learn how to solve problems involving complex numbers and imaginary numbers.

Using the Standard Form for Complex Numbers

2. Using the Standard Form for Complex Numbers

The standard form of complex numbers comprises two components: the real part and the imaginary part. Recognize complex numbers in the standard form with examples of use in the four operations: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.

How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Complex Numbers

3. How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Complex Numbers

Complex numbers are a combination of a real number and an imaginary number that follow rules similar to those for regular numbers. Learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide complex numbers through demonstrations of each.

How to Divide Complex Numbers

4. How to Divide Complex Numbers

Complex numbers are composed of both real and imaginary numbers and are capable of being divided using conjugates comprised of two binomials that are identical apart from the sign on the second term. Learn more about the definition of conjugates and how to divide complex numbers using complex conjugates and multiplying conjugates.

Complex Conjugate: Numbers, Functions & Examples

5. Complex Conjugate: Numbers, Functions & Examples

Complex conjugates, a combination of complex numbers and conjugates, are used when solving certain types of problems. Learn about complex conjugates, their functions, and how to apply them to problems through examples.

Finding Complex Roots of Quadratic Equations

6. Finding Complex Roots of Quadratic Equations

There are complex roots of quadratic equations where the root itself is presented as a formula. Learn methods to solve these equations using quadratic graphs and formulas, similar to those containing only a number as the root.

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