Re: Complex numbers in Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg61671] Re: Complex numbers in Mathematica*From*: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>*Date*: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 01:28:04 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 10/24/05 at 9:07 PM, per at RQNNE.invalid (Per RÃ¸nne) wrote: >If I write: >In[8]=Factor[(5 - 3I) + (-4 + I)x + (1 - I)x^2] >I get Nonreal::"warning": "Nonreal number encountered." Out[8]= >Nonreal >I'm using Mathematica Teacher's Edition 1.1 on MacOS X. With version 5.2 on MacOS X, I get In[1]:=Factor[(5 - 3*I) + (-4 + I)*x + (1 - I)*x^2] Out[1]=((1 + I) - I*x)*((1 + I)*x + (1 - 4*I)) This suggests the issue is with the particular version you have -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four