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Complex Logarithms

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3. Show that
(a) Log (1 + i)2 = 2 Log (1 + i)

(b) Log (-1 + i)2 ≠ 2 Log (-1 + i).

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(a)

(1+i)= sqrt(2)*e^(i*Pi/4) ---> (1+i)^2=2*e^(i*Pi/2)

The prinicpal arguments of both lie within -Pi and Pi.

Log(1+i)^2= ln(2)+i(Pi/2+2n*Pi) (n=0,+-1, +-2...)
Log(1+i)= ln(sqrt(2))+i(Pi/4+2m*Pi)= ...

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Complex Logarithms are investigated.

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