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An Interactive Introduction to Complex Numbers
The Exponentiations Applet allows users to input complex numbers in either cartesian or exponential form and display them in vector form. The applet also shows the results of applying powers and roots to complex numbers. The applet, constructed using GeoGebra, requires Java 1.4.2 or later.
Using the Exponentiations Applet:
The activity below leads the reader through additional concepts, definitions and properties of the complex numbers using the Exponentiation applet.
Siebel, Jens, "An Interactive Introduction to Complex Numbers," Loci (August 2010), DOI: 10.4169/loci003547
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