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INDEFINITE, NUMBER. A number which may be increased or diminished at pleasure.
     2. When a corporation is composed of an indefinite number of persons, any number of them consisting of a majority of those present may do any act unless it be otherwise regulated by the charter or by-laws. See Definite number.

NUMBER. A collection of units.
     2. In pleading, numbers must be stated truly, when alleged in the recital of a record, written instrument, or express contract. Lawes' PI. 48; 4 T. R. 314; Cro. Car. 262; Dougl. 669; 2 Bl. Rep. 1104. But in other cases, it is not in general requisite that they should be truly stated, because they are not required to be strictly proved. If, for example, in an action of trespass the plaintiff proves the wrongful taking away of any part of the goods duly described in his declaration, he is entitled to recover pro tanto. Bac. Ab. Trespass, I 2 Lawes' PI. 48.
     3. And sometimes, when the subject to be described is supposed to comprehend a multiplicity of particulars, a general description is sufficient. A declaration in trover alleging the conversion of "a library of books"' without stating their number, titles, or quality, was held 'to be sufficiently certain; 3 Bulst. 31; Carth. 110; Bac. Ab. Trover, F 1; and in an action for the loss of goods, by burning the plaintiff's house, the articles may be described by the simple denomination of "goods" or "divers goods." 1 Keb. 825; Plowd. 85, 118, 123; Cro. Eliz. 837; 1 H. Bl. 284.

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Dividing a complex number by i is performed by multiplying the quotient by the conjugate of i which is simply the value of the imaginary part with the opposite sign.
Then (i) if k = 1, either f = tg for a complex number t satisfying [t.
Moreover, at least some of the solutions may be complex numbers.
In case the verification argument results null, senders authenticity is verified: otherwise, the resulting complex number is multiplied by the derivative of the ciphered message at its current stale, in order to change its content.
The following tutorial worksheet problem (Example 1) requires students to express a complex number division in Cartesian form.
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They cover topics in real and complex number complexity theory; the real solving of algebraic varieties with intrinsic complexity; the complexity and geometry of numerically solving polynomial systems; multiplicity hunting and approximating multiple roots of polynomial systems; the intrinsic complexity of elimination problems in effective algebraic geometry; and Newton iteration, conditioning, and zero counting.
Let a be a complex number and let q be a univalent function such that zq'(z)/[(q(z)).
Now it can be shown that this series is still meaningful when x is replaced by a complex number.
p] denotes the field of rational numbers, C denotes the complex number field, and [C.
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