I'm a little rusty in complex algebra I was wondering how i would go about solving this equation for

The correct answer being

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- Oct 18th 2010, 09:40 PMHavenComplex Algebra
I'm a little rusty in complex algebra I was wondering how i would go about solving this equation for

The correct answer being - Oct 18th 2010, 09:56 PMGusbob
Multiply both sides by (w-i). Then move both terms to one side. Expand the term with (w-i) and factorise w.

- Oct 18th 2010, 10:23 PMHaven
I'm not sure exactly what you're getting at, could you write some of the steps out?

- Oct 18th 2010, 10:27 PMUnknown008
The long way round?

Are you sure this is the correct question? - Oct 18th 2010, 10:39 PMGusbob
Thanks for taking the time to work it out, Unknown008!

Mathematica agrees with your answer.

Original poster, please check either your question or answer. - Oct 19th 2010, 07:44 AMHaven
Sorry I was off by -1 on the RHS. it should be , but i have the general method now. thanks