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DeMoivre's theorem

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noun De·Moi·vre's theorem \di-ˈmȯi-vərz-, -ˈmwäv(-rə)z-\

Definition of DeMoivre's theorem

  1. :  a theorem of complex numbers: the nth power of a complex number has for its absolute value and its argument respectively the nth power of the absolute value and n times the argument of the complex number



Origin and Etymology of demoivre's theorem

Abraham De Moivre †1754 French mathematician


First Known Use: 1840


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