# SOLUTION: Why every real number is a complex number?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Complex Numbers Question 224779: Why every real number is a complex number?Answer by drj(1380)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Why is every real number is a complex number? Step 1. A complex number is a+bi where a and b are real numbers and Step 2. So a=a+0i is a real number such that b=0 or a+0i. Step 3. ANSWER: Based on the above steps, a is a special case of a complex number a+bi where b=0. I hope the above steps and explanation were helpful. For FREE Step-By-Step videos in Introduction to Algebra, please visit http://www.FreedomUniversity.TV/courses/IntroAlgebra and for Trigonometry visit http://www.FreedomUniversity.TV/courses/Trigonometry. And good luck in your studies! Respectfully, Dr J http://www.FreedomUniversity.TV