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    polar form

    how to finish this question?

    Express z=3-4i in the polar form.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheah Pooi See View Post
    how to finish this question?

    Express z=3-4i in the polar form.
    the polar form of a complex number a + ib is given by re^{i \theta}

    where r = |a + ib| = \sqrt{a^2 + b^2}

    and \theta = \arctan \frac ba

    and we measure \theta using positive angle measured from the positive real axis.
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