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Affix of a complex number

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Let $z=a+ib$ in its geometric representation. Affix is the point in the complex plane corresponding to this number, i.e. the point with Cartesian coordinates $(a,b)$. The affix is sometimes identified with the complex number itself.

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Affix of a complex number. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Affix_of_a_complex_number&oldid=30622