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Homework Help: Complex polynomial

  1. Jan 15, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I'm supposed to convert the quadratic equation into complex polar form to find the roots of a quadratic with complex constants. so b2-4ac = p*cis(phi) and (b^2-4ac)1/2 has two roots 1.p1/2cis(1/2 * phi+2pi) and 2. p1/2(phi/2)

    so I've subbed everything into the equation but it is not simplifying. What is this equation supposed to be, I can't find it in my text book.

  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 15, 2009 #2
    Could you please write the problem statement, word for word, Carmine.
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