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## Homework Statement

Find the integral and determine whether Cauchy's Theorem applies. Use partial fractions.

[itex]\large \oint \frac{tan \frac{z}{2}}{z^{4} -16} dz[/itex] C the boundary of the square with vertices ±1, ±i cw

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I just wanted to check if approach is correct. Since tan is not analytic at ±∏ which does not lie within the square, can I just take out the tan and solve using partial then multiply it back in?

I would have four terms since z^4-16 has four solutions but how would I evaluate each term. The integral I got is

[itex]\huge - \oint \frac{tan \frac{z}{2}}{32(z+2)} + \oint \frac{tan \frac{z}{2}}{32(z-2)} - \oint \frac{itan \frac{z}{2}}{32(z+2i)} + \oint \frac{itan \frac{z}{2}}{32(z-2i)}[/itex]

I can't seem to evaluate it.

This section is before Cauchy's Integral Formula so I can't use that yet.. It only talks about Cauchy's Integral Theorem

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