The four complex number arithmetic models in this item show the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of a complex number z2 to all numbers z1 of a point grid. The z1 and z2 are changed and the grid is moved by dragging the tip of the z1 and z2 arrows in the z-plane. The parallelogram for the vector construction representing the arithmetic operation is drawn on the simulation's right-hand side. The default model shows that complex multiplication rotates the grid in the complex plane. Addition, subtraction, and division models are cataloged as supplemental documents.

Complex Number Arithmetic models are part of "Learning and Teaching Mathematics using Simulations – Plus 2000 Examples from Physics" ISBN 978-3-11-025005-3, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG

Please note that this resource requires
at least version 1.5 of
Java (JRE).

Complex Number Addition Model
The Complex Number Addition model shows the addition of a complex number z2 to all numbers z1 of a point grid. download 1329kb .jar
Last Modified: August 11, 2011

Complex Number Subtraction Model
The Complex Number Subtraction model shows the addition of a complex number z2 to all numbers z1 of a point grid. download 1753kb .jar
Last Modified: March 13, 2013
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Complex Number Division Model
The Complex Number Division model shows the division of a complex number z2 to all numbers z1 of a point grid. download 1329kb .jar
Last Modified: August 11, 2011

Complex Number Arithmetic Source Code
The source code zip archive contains an EJS-XML representation of the Complex Number Arithmetic models. Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS. download 19kb .zip
Last Modified: March 13, 2013
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D. Roess, Computer Program COMPLEX NUMBER ARITHMETIC MODELS (2011), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11386&DocID=2395).

Roess, D. (2011). Complex Number Arithmetic Models [Computer software]. Retrieved May 22, 2017, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11386&DocID=2395

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