1. ## simple adding exponents problem

I'm a little tangled up with these exponents involving the imaginary unit. Can someone please confirm that I did this right?

$iws^{iw-1}s^{2iw}=iws^{3iw-2iw}=iws^{iw}$

Thanks

2. Originally Posted by rainer
I'm a little tangled up with these exponents involving the imaginary unit. Can someone please confirm that I did this right?

$iws^{iw-1}s^{2iw}=iws^{3iw-2iw}=iws^{iw}$

Thanks
$iws^{iw - 1}s^{2iw} = iws^{iw - 1 + 2iw}$

$= iws^{3iw - 1}$.

3. duh!