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Complex number identity

  1. Sep 14, 2011 #1
    let be n and integer and 'i' the imaginary unit

    is then true that [tex] n^{ \frac{2i\pi n}{log}} =1 [/tex]

    i believe that is true
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  3. Sep 14, 2011 #2
    new to this forum
    and newish to complex numbers
    could you explain what (2ipin)/log is?
    ie what is something/log
    It may be that I am unfamiliar with the notation
  4. Sep 15, 2011 #3


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    log by itself is meaningless. You need log(something).
  5. Sep 15, 2011 #4
    I thought I would try and prove the identity but then got stuck on log of thin air
  6. Sep 16, 2011 #5
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