Argand diagram

noun
Ar·​gand diagram | \ ˌär-ˈgän- How to pronounce Argand diagram (audio) , -ˈgan- How to pronounce Argand diagram (audio) \

Definition of Argand diagram

: a system of rectangular coordinates in which the complex number x + iy is represented by the point whose coordinates are x and y

First Known Use of Argand diagram

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Argand diagram

Jean Robert Argand †1825 Swiss mathematician

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“Argand diagram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argand%20diagram. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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