Argand diagram

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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