# Is 2 a complex, nonreal complex, pure imaginary, or real?

Jun 11, 2015

Well, according to my old maths teacher $2$ is a complex number!

#### Explanation:

$2$ can be considered a complex number in the form $2 + 0 i$ and is called a Pure Real.

Jun 11, 2015

This should be taught in the first few days of Precalculus.

$2$ is a real number. Specifically, it's a real, whole, positive integer.