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In Maple, the default representation of the imaginary unit $\sqrt{-1}$ is I. Thus, $1\+2I$ is a complex number in Maple. The example below demonstrates two ways to enter a complex number in Maple.
Maple provides a way to customize the manner in which complex numbers are displayed. For instance, you may want to use i or j as the imaginary unit instead of I.
Note for non-Windows users: The keystrokes given in this document are for Windows. There will be differences for other platforms. If you are using a different platform, see Help>Quick Help for the list of the most common keystrokes. |

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