Documentation/How Tos/Calc: IMPOWER function

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IMPOWER

Returns a complex number raised to a power.

This function is only available if the Analysis AddIn is installed.

Syntax:

IMPOWER(complexnumber; number)

complexnumber is text representing a complex number, for example as a+bi or a+bj. number is a number.
IMPOWER returns complexnumber raised to the power of number. The result is a complex number presented as text.
If complexnumber is a+bi = r(cosφ + isinφ) and number is n, IMPOWER(complexnumber; number) returns (a+bi)n = rncosnφ + irnsinnφ.

Example:

IMPOWER("1+2i"; 2)

returns (1+2i)2 = -3+4i as text.

Issues:

  • This function currently appears in the AddIn category of the Function Wizard.



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