DeMoivre's theorem


De·Moi·vre's theorem

noun \di-ˈmi-vərz-, -ˈmwäv(-rə)z-\

Definition of DEMOIVRE'S THEOREM

:  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 of DEMOIVRE'S THEOREM

Abraham De Moivre †1754 French mathematician
First Known Use: 1840

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