Somestimes, vectors (e.g <3,4>) are represented with a real and imaginary component (3 + 4i). When expressing wave phasors as vectors, this is usually the convention.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Insofar as phasors and waves go, what rationale does the convention have? If I had to superimpose two waves together, and perform an assortment of calculations, what role would the "i" term carry?

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# Why do we use i to represent phasors and/or vectors?

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