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February 18, 2009

Imaginary

devadutta @ 11:50 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1235001027 ) Play

Who he?

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Hint:

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Cracked by: Vijay Shankar, udupendra , Gautam Dn(RV) , Raghuvansh , p vs np , username , duriel , nisha’s thambi , Johny Walker , Aparna , AdityA , Nakul , shrik , priyananda , dheeraj , Bipin A. Banavalikar , SGK and Mo.

Answer:Abraham de Moivre — e^(i * theta) = cos(theta) + i sin(theta)


22 Responses to “Imaginary”

  1. Vijay Shankar

    De Moivre


  2. udupendra
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    De Moivre


  3. Gautam Dn(RV)

    Abraham De Moivre


  4. Raghuvansh
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    Abraham de Moivre


  5. p vs np
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    Abraham de Moivre


  6. username
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    Abraham de Moivre
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_de_Moivre


  7. duriel
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    Abraham De’ Moivre.
    (but I dont get the connection with euler’s formula)


  8. nisha's thambi
    1

    de Moivre


  9. Johny Walker

    de Moivre


  10. K.S.Manish

    euler??


  11. Aparna
    1

    Abraham de Moivre


  12. AdityA

    the pic is Abraham de Moivre who gave the famous
    De Moivre’s formula
    (cosX+ isinX)^n = cos(nX)+ isin(nX)

    Thats what the hint suggests.


  13. Nakul

    Abraham De Moivre


  14. shrik
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    Abaraham de Moivre, of de Moivre’s formula.


  15. priyananda

    Abraham de Moivre


  16. Ps

    Rafael Bombelli? the dude behind imaginary numbers?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafael_Bombelli


  17. dheeraj

    Abraham de Moivre


  18. Abraham de Moivre


  19. SGK

    The answer is Abraham De Moivre


  20. Mo

    Abraham de Moivre, de Moivre’s theorem, etc.


  21. Vijay Shankar

    Didn’t I also get it right?


  22. @Vijay Shankar: Fixed. Thanks for letting us know and sorry for missing it :)


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