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A number field $K$ is totally imaginary (or totally complex) if it cannot be embedded in the real numbers $\R$; equivalently, $\R$ does not contain the image of any of the homomorphisms from $K$ to $\C$.

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  • Last edited by Alina Bucur on 2018-07-08 01:05:45
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