   Complex Arithmetic, Cardano's Formula
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### Lecture Description

(0:00) Introduction. (2:02) Syllabus. (11:00) Module 1: Complex Number Addition and the Complex "Argand" Plane, Activity 1. (19:29) Complex arithmetic examples (the complex number system forms a field under ordinary addition and multiplication). (32:31) Check the division with Mathematica. (34:03) Mention extra videos about Mathematica usage for complex arithmetic (Chapter 1). (36:03) Mobius transformations revealed video. (40:23) Inversion transformation on Mathematica. (42:44) Real cube root function in Mathematica. (43:50) History of complex numbers and a couple examples related to Cardano's formula. (58:11) Ungraded exercise to do before Lecture #2.

### Course Description

Based on "Fundamentals of Complex Analysis, with Applications to Engineering and Science", by E.B. Saff and A.D. Snider (3rd Edition). "Visual Complex Analysis", by Tristan Needham, is also referred to a lot. Mathematica is often used, especially to visualize complex analytic (conformal) mappings.