Equation of the Week #8: Complex Exponentiation

Posted by DarthWho on November 23, 2011 at 11:45 PM

Sorry for the huge delay in getting this one up my bad.


how fo we calculate a^b when both A and B are complex numbers?

well this is where the complex exponentiation formula comes into play (this is a long one so hold onto your hats!

well first we have the formula:


how do we work that out you ask? well it just so happens that that formula is equal to:


or to split it up into components




I will try to update more regularly in the future;

this sunday: Calculus and why programmers should have some basic understanding of the subject. this will kick off a new seried which will focus on educating self professed math dummies on the mysteries of basic calculus.

Categories: Equation of the Week, Complex Numbers

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