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rationalize the complex number multipilication rule

For a middle school student without previous knowledge of complex number, how do one introduce the multiplication rules of complex number? i.e., if we have two real number pairs of $(a,b)$ and ...
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Are there a mathematical theorieshelp us to prove $ i^2={-1}$? [closed]

We know that $ i²$=$-1$ made a great move to a new and wide ensemble group $\mathbb{C} $, but always we want to know how $i²$=$-1$ , students asked how we could prove it ? i: is the imaginary ...
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Roadway and book recommendations to math study.

I had some calculus, linear algebra and complex analysis courses back in college. But it is not comprehensive. And I felt that my college math was not taught in a logical sequence (maybe because my ...
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What are the prerequisite for understanding complex analysis?

Which should I complete first before complex analysis? I am following Visual Complex Analysis by Tristan Needham. Is there any easier book?
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Do you need real analysis to understand complex analysis?

I'm debating whether I should take a course, in complex analysis (using Bak as a text). I've already taken Munkres level topology and "very light" real analysis (proving the basic theorems about ...
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What is a good complex analysis textbook?

I'm out of college, and trying to learn complex analysis on my own. I took out Ahlfors' text from the library, but I'm finding it difficult. Any textbook recommendations? I'm probably at an ...