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Topic: What's the geometry meaning of i^i ?
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Gottfried Helms

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Re: What's the geometry meaning of i^i ?
Posted: Jul 25, 2012 11:21 PM
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Am 25.07.2012 19:15 schrieb Frederick Williams:
> Pfsszxt@aol.com wrote:
>>
>> What on earth do you mean by "geometry meaning".

>
> It's not for me to explain what the OP meant, but multiplication by i
> corresponds to rotation about the origin by a quarter circle. That is
> clearly geometrical; so it is reasonable to wonder what (if anything) is
> the geometrical meaning of exponentiation.


... using rectangular coordinates and interpret them as polar ones
(in principle)?

Gottfried Helms






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