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Complex number originally were developed as a means of solving algebraic equations that did not have roots in the real numbers (such as x^2 = -3). They have since become an extremely rich and important part of mathematics as a whole. The set of complex numbers can be identified 2-dimensional plane of points, **R**^2, where the point (x,y) is the complex number x + iy (where i is one of the solutions to the equation x^2 = -1); this is called the *complex plane*, **C**. The geometry of the complex plane is both beautiful and intricate. A map F

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- Square Stretched Over Sphere
- Weierstrass P-function
- Wild Complex Function

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