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Moivre-Laplace Formula

Moivre-Laplace formula
exp(ix) = cos(x) + i sin(x),
where i = (-1)^(1/2) , and which is widely used in different items of mathematics is usually deduced from the Maclaurin expansions of the functions involved.
But the theory of Taylor (Maclaurin) expansions is a part of more general theory developed in the course of the functions of complex variable. As the Moivre-Laplace formula has numerous applications outside this theory, it seems reasonable to deduce it without references to Maclaurin series.


To prove the Moivre-Laplace formula: exp(ix) = cos(x) + i sin(x) without use of the Maclaurin expansions.

Solution Summary

The Moivre-Laplace Formula is prven without the use of Maclaurin expansions.