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An Imaginary Tale:
The Story of i [the square root of minus one]
Paul J. Nahin
With a new preface by the author

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Introduction [in PDF format] | Table of Contents [PDF only]

ADDITIONAL ENDORSEMENTS:

"Dispelling many common myths about the origin of the mystic 'imaginary' unit, Nahin tells the story of i from a historic as well as human perspective. His enthusiasm and informal style easily catch on to the reader. An Imaginary Tale is a must for anyone curious about the evolution of our number concept."--Eli Maor, author of Trigonometric Delights, e: The Story of a Number, and To Infinity and Beyond

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