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Applications of Euler's Formula

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Homework Statement



I don't know if this belongs here, but we are currently learning about Euler's formula in class. I was wondering if anyone knew some interesting applications of the formula.

Homework Equations



e^ix = cosx + isinx

The Attempt at a Solution



I looked on wikipedia and got a short line a about circuitry, but when i looked further into that I got lost...
 

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hunt_mat
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You can use it to derive expressions for [tex]\sin n\theta[/tex] and [tex]\cos n\theta[/tex], you can also show that

[tex]
e^{i\pi}+1=0
[/tex]
 

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