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de Moivre's theorem
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noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the theorem that a complex number raised to a given positive integral power is equal to the modulus of the number raised to the power and multiplied by the amplitude times the given power.
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de Moivre's theorem
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named after A.
de Moivre
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