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What misconceptions and errors do students have in complex numbers?Some misconceptions and errors are illustrated in the "fallacious proof that 1=2 using complex numbers", on our web site at http://www.math.toronto.edu/mathnet/falseProofs/second1eq2.html

For others, you may want to seek input from other high-school teachers. We've placed your question in the discussion area instead of the question area, in case anybody wants to add to it.

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