(complex) root of unity

01162021, 02:47 PM
(This post was last modified: 01162021 02:53 PM by salvomic.)
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(complex) root of unity
hi,
first of try by myself to write a formule, I wonder if there is already for the Prime a program or app to get "all the complex root of unity (or any complex number) (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_of_unity), in other words, I need a program or routine to calculate all real and complex roots of any real or complex number, returned in a list or matrix... Thanks a lot, Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 02:57 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
(01162021 02:47 PM)salvomic Wrote: ...I need a program or routine to calculate all real and complex roots of any real or complex number, returned in a list or matrix... Roots of a number? Perhaps if you provide an example it would be more clear? Bob Prosperi 

01162021, 03:24 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
Is the example I report correct?
See the attachment. 

01162021, 03:40 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
Assumed n is positive integer.
Cas> rootsOfOne(n) := e^(2*pi*i*range(n)/n) Cas> rootsOfOne(3) [1, 1/2*√3*i1/2, 1/2*√3*i1/2] Cas> rootsOfz(z,n) := z^(1/n) * rootsOfOne(n) Cas> approx(rootsOfz(3+4i, 3)) [ 1.62893714592 +0.520174502305*i, −1.26495290636 +1.15061369838*i, −0.3639842395641.67078820069*i] Cas> Ans .^ 3 [3.+4.*i, 3.+4.*i, 3.+4.*i] 

01162021, 03:53 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
(01162021 02:57 PM)rprosperi Wrote: Roots of a number? e.g. the three roots of 3√1 or the four of 4√3 or the two of √(1+i) ... Like the function in Math1 pac for HP 41CX; input img and real part of the complex number, then the nRth exponent, to get the n roots... See here the three roots of unity, but I need something to get the roots of any complex number. Code:
The solution of robmio below could be ok, with some semplications, however... Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 03:56 PM
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(01162021 03:24 PM)robmio Wrote: Is the example I report correct? yes, at least this works, however better to simplify... ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 03:58 PM
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(01162021 03:40 PM)Albert Chan Wrote: Assumed n is positive integer. well, thanks, I'll try this. Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 05:27 PM
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(01162021 03:40 PM)Albert Chan Wrote: Assumed n is positive integer. something like this, then Code:
but: rootOFOne(3) I get "Error: Bad argument type" ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 05:42 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
it seems that within a program the HP PRIME does not recognize the "range" command


01162021, 05:47 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
if you rewrite the program as CAS, it works.


01162021, 06:02 PM
(This post was last modified: 01162021 06:05 PM by salvomic.)
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RE: (complex) root of unity
(01162021 05:47 PM)robmio Wrote: if you rewrite the program as CAS, it works. yes, actually. Now: Code:
it works, but I get first a warning "Recursive" (see attached images). Then, trying with "3+4i" I get a little square in the matrix (second item): I don't know what's the reason... Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 06:12 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
The small square in the HP PRIME G2 with firmware 20200121 replaces the three dots that appear in the HP Prime Virtual Calculator lists or vectors
Code:


01162021, 06:17 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
(01162021 06:12 PM)robmio Wrote: The small square in the HP PRIME G2 with firmware 20200121 replaces the three dots that appear in the HP Prime Virtual Calculator lists or vectors yes, ok, I had this problem in another program of mine and I solved there shorting the decimal places. Is there a way to avoid that? Using Approx the small square is still there, without showing the second value of the root... Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 06:28 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
see what happens if I use HP Prime Virtual Calculator on PC: instead of the square there are three dots. The square is a feature of HP PRIME G2 with filrmware 20200121


01162021, 06:37 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
(01162021 06:28 PM)robmio Wrote: see what happens if I use HP Prime Virtual Calculator on PC: instead of the square there are three dots. The square is a feature of HP PRIME G2 with filrmware 20200121 yes, I'm seeing. I wonder if it is possible to show also the second item, without the dots (or the square)... ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

01162021, 06:40 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
To see the second value, the third, and so on, use the "Show" option


01162021, 06:48 PM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
(01162021 06:40 PM)robmio Wrote: To see the second value, the third, and so on, use the "Show" option oh, well, I've forgot that thanks Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

12262021, 11:45 AM
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RE: (complex) root of unity
Hello salvomic,
Re, your post: "I need a program or routine to calculate all real and complex roots of any real or complex number, returned in a list or matrix..." You might be interested in this solution for your problem that I stumbled across: In CAS, For the fourth root of unity, use POLYROOT like this and enter unity as the complex number 1+0*i: POLYROOT(X^4(1+0*i))sto L1 .......(1) Press “Enter”: The results are in L1: (1, i, i, 1); scroll up and down to see them on the "contents" line. In fact POLYROOT(X^n1)sto L1 works for the case of n.th roots of unity. For n.th roots of any complex number stored in a List, use the format above in (1). Please see the attachment. Note that I did try and implement this in a program, but I couldn't get it to work. (I am new here and this is my first post!) 

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