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Abstract

The complex conjugate of a complex number z is denoted by z*. It is obtained by replacing i by −i everywhere it appears in the complex number. The complex conjugate of
$$ z = x + iy $$
(1.5)
is defined as
$$ z^* = x - iy $$
(2.1)
The Argand diagrams of a complex number and its conjugate are shown in fig. 2.1.
Figure 2.1

Argand diagram of z and z*

Keywords

Unit Circle Alternate Curren Polar Form Equivalent Resistor Pythagorean Theorem 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyCalifornia State University, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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