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A simple Complex Analysis Mapping

  1. Jun 21, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/779/334sn.jpg [Broken]


    3. The attempt at a solution

    The first part was fairly straightforward, solve for z + 1, and then get w in terms of u + iv, rationalise the denominator, and then we get (x,y) in terms of u and v, which we substitute back into the equation of the line, and get it into the form of an equation of a circle.

    The next part is not as obvious for me, I tried the same method, but I couldn't rationalise the denominator, I'm assuming the circle is shifted somehow because of the 2, but I'm not sure.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 6, 2017
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  3. Jun 21, 2012 #2
    If you can't do it with complex numbers, switch to vectors.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 6, 2017
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