Complex Numbers and Complex Exponentials

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Complex Numbers and Complex Exponentials -- Lecture 6. Learn how complex numbers and exponentials are used in ODEs.

Arthur Mattuck, 18.03 Differential Equations, Spring 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed November 26, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
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Questions answered by this video:
  • What are complex numbers?
  • What are complex exponentials?
  • What is a complex conjugate?
  • What is Euler's Formula?
  • What is the exponential law?
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    In this video, complex numbers and complex exponentials are discussed and used in relation to differential equations. Complex exponential equations are discussed in depth, so a decent background in complex / imaginary numbers will be very beneficial when watching this lesson.