Complex Numbers 7

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Lesson Description:

Several examples are provided, showing how to simplify powers of i.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • Why does i^5 equal i?
  • What does i^20 equal?
  • What does i^22 equal?
  • What does i^32 equal?
  • What does i^44 equal?
  • How do you simplify powers of i?
  • What does i^3 equal?
  • What does i^4 equal?
  • What does i^57 equal?
  • What does i^103 equal?
  • Why do you divide the power of i by 4 and look at the remainder to figure out what i to a power equals?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains i to higher powers than 2 and how to simplify them back down to 1, -1, or i. The steps involved in simplifying these powers of i are explained. The basics are used to build up to these higher powers in this very useful lesson.