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Homework Help: Analytic function

  1. Dec 8, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Determine the largest subset of C (complex numbers) on which the following function is analytic.

    2. Relevant equations

    exp[(z^3+1)/(z-1)]

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I don't really understand what analytic means, and am having trouble starting this question.
     
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  3. Dec 8, 2008 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Then you had better look up "analytic" in your text book!
     
  4. Dec 8, 2008 #3
    i know what it means, as in the definition etc

    im just not sure how to go about finding the largest subset.
     
  5. Dec 9, 2008 #4
    could someone please give me some help on this question, as i really dont understand it.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2008 #5

    Dick

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    Where is the derivative of the function defined? Where is it undefined?
     
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