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    Exclamation When finding the argument to write a complex number in trigonometric form...

    Would you set your calculator in radians or degrees and why ?

    Thank you very much!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMA777 View Post
    Would you set your calculator in radians or degrees and why ?

    Thank you very much!
    I think it depends what the real part of the equation is given in. You could always try the root mean square on |z|
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMA777 View Post
    Would you set your calculator in radians or degrees and why ?

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    Surely it will depend on whether the answer has to be given in radians or degrees.
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    To work with geometry I would use degrees.
    To work with functions I would use radians.
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