Re: Complex solutions to simple equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg104744] Re: [mg104705] Complex solutions to simple equations*From*: Mark McClure <mcmcclur at unca.edu>*Date*: Sun, 8 Nov 2009 06:48:59 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200911071149.GAA10075@smc.vnet.net>

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 6:49 AM, dragonman <morrisneedleman at gmail.com> wrote: > I want the solutions to x^n=1 to appear in the form r(cos theta +isin > theta) and then to graph them on an Argand diagram. Any advice given > would be much appreciated. Here are the solutions to such an equation in the form you want. sols = ExpToTrig[z /. Solve[z^99 == 1, z]] And here they are in the plane. ListPlot[Table[{Re[z], Im[z]}, {z, sols}], AspectRatio -> Automatic] Mark McClure

**References**:**Complex solutions to simple equations***From:*dragonman <morrisneedleman@gmail.com>