Complex Adventures

Complex Adventures

This feature includes problems and videos taken from our newly published Adventures with Complex Numbers collection.

The problems follow on from those published in our Imagine This feature earlier this year, so you might like to look at those first if you haven't already seen them.


 

Into the Wilderness 

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Let's go further and see what happens when we multiply two complex numbers together!

Complex Puzzle 

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Can you use everything you have learned about complex numbers to crack this puzzle?

Mapping the Territory 

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Can you devise a system for making sense of complex multiplication?
Professor Chris Budd looks at how complex numbers play a crucial role in the electricity networks that power our daily lives.
Dr Holly Krieger explains how she uses complex numbers to understand dynamical systems, including beautiful fractals.
Professor Ahmer Wadee shows us how complex numbers make structures safe.