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## Homework Statement

1) evaluate the contour integral

c.int [ e^z / ((z+1)^2 * (z-4)) ] dz

about the rectangle with verticies -3 + 4i, 3 + 4i, -3-4i, 3 - 4i,

use partial fractions and the cauchy integral formula to evaluate the integral.

2) Let C be the closed contour that runs counterclockwise around the circle | z - 2 + i | = 3

compute c.int [z - 3z^2]dz

(the z raised to the first power in this equation is barred. i.e must integrate the complex conjugate of the first z.)

## Homework Equations

cauchy integral formula f(z_0) = 1/(2*pi*i) * int [ f(z) / ( z - z_o) ] dz

## The Attempt at a Solution

1. First I expanded e^z / ((z+1)^2 * (z-4)) using partial fraction decomposiion and got

e^z * ( (-1/25)/(z+1) + (-1/5)/(z+1)^2 + (1/25)/(z-4) )

brake up the integral into 3 parts

-1/25 * c.int [ e^z / (z + 1) ] dz - 1/5 * c.int [ e^z / (z + 1)^2 ]

+ 1/25 * c.int [ e^z / (z - 4) ]

applying the cauchy integral formula I get:

-1/25 *2 *pi * i * e^(-1) - 1/5 *2 *pi * i * e^(-1) + 0

the last term becomes zero because 4 lies outside the rectangle.

The only part about this that makes me uncomfortable is not using the vertecies of the rectangle at all in the computation of the curve. Did I need to parameterize the rectangle? Thanks

2) for the integral c.int [z - 3z^2]dz i parametrized the circle | z - 2 + i | = 3 as

z(t) = 2 + i + 3e^(it)

z'(t) = i3e^(it)

then evaluated c.int [ f(z(t))z'(t)dt ]

could someone please verify my methods.

Thanks!

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