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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 3: Rational and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In Module 3, precalculus students review the fundamental theorem of algebra, and then find roots of polynomials and roots of unity using polynomial identities, the binomial theorem, and Pascal’s Triangle. As part of their study of...
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Exponential Form to Find Complex Roots

For Students 10th - 12th
Sal solves the problem x^3 = 1 for all of the real and complex roots using the exponential form of the complex number. He shows how the roots found in exponential form are the same as those in a more traditional form of a complex number...
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Basic Complex Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
This video gives an excellent overview of the different representations of a complex number. First, Sal reviews a pictorial representation of a complex number as an Argand diagram, then shows how to find the modulus and the argument of a...
2 In 2 Collections
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Roots of Unity

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Visualize the nth roots of unity. Pupils calculate the nth roots of unity and find all n roots. Learners plot the solutions in the complex plane and observe that they are the vertices of a regular n-gon inscribed in the unit circle....
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Curves in the Complex Plane

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Go around and around on the complex plane. The sixth lesson in a 23-part unit reviews representing numbers in the complex plane. Pupils graph numbers with equal moduli and notice they represent a circle. They continue to explore complex...
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Find Imaginary Solutions: Imaginary Zeros

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The resource is the real deal. Individuals investigate the imaginary zeros of f(x) = x^2 + 1. They accomplish this task by using an interactive that shows input values x = a + bi and output values x^2 + 1 on a complex plane.
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DeMoivre's Theorem and nth Roots: The nth Roots of Unity

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The nth roots of unity all have a magnitude of one. Scholars use the unit circle and DeMoivre's Theorem to find the complex roots of one and discover that the complex numbers all lie on the unit circle and are equally spaced around it...
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Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Represent complex numbers in two ways. Pupils use the interactive to convert polar and rectangular representations of complex numbers. The learners drag an overlay back and forth over the coordinate plane to reveal the polar coordinates...
2 In 2 Collections
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Mid-Module Assessment Task - Precalculus (module 1)

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Individuals show what they know about the geometric representations of complex numbers and linearity. Seventeen questions challenge them to demonstrate their knowledge of moduli and operations with complex numbers. The assessment is the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Complex Numbers as Vectors

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Show your math class how to use vectors in adding complex numbers. Vectors represent complex numbers as opposed to points in the coordinate plane. The class uses the geometric representation to add and subtract complex numbers and...
2 In 2 Collections
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End-of-Module Assessment Task — Precalculus (Module 1)

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A transformational assessment determines how far pupils are advancing toward mastering complex and matrix standards. The assessment checks the learners' understanding of linear transformations, complex numbers and the complex plane,...
2 In 2 Collections
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Class members use the powers of multiplication in the 19th installment of the 32-part unit has individuals to utilize what they know about the multiplication of complex numbers to calculate the integral powers of a complex number. Groups...
2 In 2 Collections
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Representing Reflections with Transformations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In the 16th lesson in the series of 32 the class uses the concept of complex multiplication to build a transformation in order to reflect across a given line in the complex plane. The lesson breaks the process of reflecting across a line...
2 In 2 Collections
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Discovering the Geometric Effect of Complex Multiplication

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Does complex number multiplication have the class spinning? Here's a resource that helps pupils explore and discover the geometric effect of multiplying complex numbers. In the 14th installment in the 32-part unit groups look at the unit...
2 In 2 Collections
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Trigonometry and Complex Numbers

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex numbers were first represented on the complex plane, now they are being represented using sine and cosine. Introduce the class to the polar form of a complex number with the 13th part of a 32-part series that defines the argument...
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Distance and Complex Numbers 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Classmates apply midpoint concepts by leapfrogging around the complex plane. The 12th lesson in a 32 segment unit, asks pupils to apply distances and midpoints in relationship to two complex numbers. The class develops a formula to find...
2 In 2 Collections
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The Geometric Effect of Some Complex Arithmetic 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The 10th lesson plan in a series of 32, continues with the geometry of arithmetic of complex numbers focusing on multiplication. Class members find the effects of multiplying a complex number by a real number, an imaginary number, and...
2 In 2 Collections
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The Geometric Effect of Some Complex Arithmetic 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Translating complex numbers is as simple as adding 1, 2, 3. In the ninth lesson in a 32-part series, the class takes a deeper look at the geometric effect of adding and subtracting complex numbers. The resource leads pupils into what it...
2 In 2 Collections
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An Appearance of Complex Numbers 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex solutions are not always simple to find. In the fourth lesson of the unit, the class extends their understanding of complex numbers in order to solve and check the solutions to a rational equation presented in the first lesson....
2 In 2 Collections
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The class checks to see if the formula for finding powers of a complex number works to find the roots too.  Pupils review the previous day's work and graph on the polar grid. The discussion leads the class to think about how to reverse...
2 In 2 Collections
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The Geometric Effect of Multiplying by a Reciprocal

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Class members perform complex operations on a plane in the 17th segment in the 32-part series. Learners first verify that multiplication by the reciprocal does the same geometrically as it does algebraically. The class then circles back...
2 In 2 Collections
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Justifying the Geometric Effect of Complex Multiplication

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The 14th lesson in the unit has the class prove the nine general cases of the geometric representation of complex number multiplication. Class members determine the modulus of the product and hypothesize the relationship for the...
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Distance and Complex Numbers 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To work through the complexity of coordinate geometry pupils make the connection between the coordinate plane and the complex plane as they plot complex numbers in the 11th part of a series of 32. Making the connection between the two...