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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

151- The Unfortunate Naming of "i": Is It Complex or Imaginary?

Friday, October 28, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
221 C (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Pam Goodner


This session will explore the progression of imaginary numbers from algebra to precalculus. It begins with the geometric explanation of imaginary numbers as a rotation of the coordinate plane to the complex plane. Patterns will be analyzed, equations solved, and operations on imaginary numbers explored through graphing and transformations.


Presentation Format: 10-12 Session


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