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Complex numbers do exist.
That said, I keep meeting people who think imaginary numbers are just an artificial instrument to solve differential equations: you get a somewhere, pretend it is something instead of a nonsensical symbol, do your calculations and take the real part of the result. And even though the true mathematicians now might be struggling with hyperreal or transfinite numbers, we normal people are still having trouble with the good old .
Much of the sense of mistery imaginary numbers carry with themselves is related with the esoteric aura surrounding Euler’s identity: