How are complex numbers useful in real life?


Complex numbers since they dont exist in reality shouldnt be of any use, But still its important so what real life applications does it have?

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They are useful in many fields like applied physics,quantum mechanics and even programming

  • Modelling electrical circuits
  • Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computation
  • Control Engineering
  • Fast Fourier Transforms for Signal Processing
  • Circuit Simulation 
  • Fractals
  • circuit analysis
  • harmonic motion
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