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e^(5pi/4) = (1-i)/(-sqrt(2))

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e^(5pi/4) = (1-i)/(-sqrt(2))

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CompuChip

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You might want to check the sign of the imaginary part...

Drawing a picture might help.

Drawing a picture might help.

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I guess it should be e^(3pi/4)

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I will point out that whether you say

[tex]e^{5\pi/4}= \frac{1- i}{-\sqrt{2}}[/itex]

or

[tex]e^{3pi/4}= \frac{1- i}{-\sqrt{2}}[/itex]

You run into the rather sizeable difficulty that the number on the left of the equal sign is real while the number on the right is not!

Is it at all possible that you

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