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### Extended complex plane

The **extended complex plane** emerges by expanding the plane of complex numbers with a point at infinity. This is indicated by

the complex numbers **C** united with infinity.

##### Explanation

You can see this Riemann sphere as the complex plane that is wrapped around a ball.

Due to the extension, indefinite expressions such as

sometimes get a meaning anyway.

## HistoryThis sphere is named after the famous German mathematician Bernhard Riemann (1826 - 1866). |