# Residue theorem

1. Nov 23, 2007

### touqra

How do you get the residue of this expression:

$$\frac{1}{(e^z - k)}$$ where k is a constant.

2. Nov 23, 2007

### Kummer

In what contour? And what is k? Note if k is zero then it becomes 1/e^z which is analytic. But if k!=0 then there is a singularity which depends on the contour.