Complex numbers in general, require two dimensions: each complex number corresponds to a point in a plane or to a line segment (a vector) directed from the origin to the point. These two-dimensional graphs of complex numbers were introduced independently about 1800 by Caspar Wessel of Norway and Jean Argand of France.

Complex numbers are useful not only in pure mathematics (theory of equations and function theory) but also throughout the physical sciences.

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