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Author: Les Evans
Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria : Acer Press, 2006.
Series: MathWorks for teachers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Complex Numbers and Vectors draws on the power of intrigue and uses appealingapplications from navigation, global positioning systems, earthquakes, circus actsand stories from mathematical history to explain the mathematics of vectors andthe discoveries in complex numbers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Les Evans
ISBN: 1423787617 9781423787617
OCLC Number: 70665388
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Introduction; About the author; 1 Complex numbers and vectors in the secondary curriculum; 2 A tale of intrigue and imagination; 3 Secrecy, contrivance and inspiration; 4 Form and structure: A careful exposition on operating with complex numbers; 5 The genius of Gauss; 6 Mathematicians can read maps; 7 Plotting a course; 8 Sailing against the wind; 9 It's a circus; 10 It's now possible to know where we are!; 11 Pons asinorum--the asses' bridge; 12 Curriculum connections; 13 Solution notes to student activities; References and further reading.
Series Title: MathWorks for teachers.
Other Titles: Complex numbers and vectors
Responsibility: Les Evans.

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Complex Numbers and Vectors draws on the power of intrigue and uses appealingapplications from navigation, global positioning systems, earthquakes, circus actsand stories from mathematical history to explain the mathematics of vectors andthe discoveries in complex numbers.

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