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Re: Absolute Value of Complex Numbers

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg35215] Re: Absolute Value of Complex Numbers
  • From: rlsmith at his.com (Poppo)
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 02:12:58 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <afp0oh$h08$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On Mon, 1 Jul 2002 07:35:45 +0000 (UTC), "Kyle Davis"
<kyledavis at nowhere.com> wrote:

>Abs[2 Exp[3 * i]]
>answer = 2
>
>Abs[2 Exp[k * i]]
>answer = 2 Exp[-Im[k]]
>
>Isn't the second answer supposed to be the same with the first one,
No. What if k=i
>regardless with the value of k? How do I make the second calculation give me
>the right answer?
>
>



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