An introduction to complex numbers

An introduction to complex numbers

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 16 hours study time

  • Cross-sector

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

In this free course, An introduction to complex numbers, you will learn how complex numbers are defined, examine their geometric representation and then move on to looking at the methods for finding the nth roots of complex numbers and the solutions to simple polynomial equations.

Learning outcomes

  1. Perform basic algebraic manipulation with complex numbers.
  2. Understand the geometric interpretation of complex numbers.
  3. Know methods of finding the nth roots of complex numbers and the solutions of simple polynomial equations.