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Solving complex number
Posted:
Jan 14, 2013 8:15 AM


Hie,
I've got a matrix of 2X2 as shown below:
[ 0.6 0.4; 0.7 0.3]^n
when I change the value of n based on integer's I have no problem because I'll get the desired answer, but when n becomes decimal numbers such as 1.2 or 1.25, the solution will have a complex number as a solution. For example the solution would look as shown below:
[ 0.2 + 0.034i 0.6  0.2i ; 0.4  0.03i 0.7+0.4i]
Is there any possible way of removing the complex numbers?
Thanks,



