NMath User's Guide

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Chapter 3. Complex Number Types (.NET, C#, CSharp, VB, Visual Basic, F#)

In NMath, the FloatComplex and DoubleComplex structures represent complex numbers, consisting of real and imaginary parts of single- and double-precision floating point numbers. NMath defines these types as structures, rather than classes, for greater efficiency. Remember that structures are value types in .NET, and are always passed by value.

These types support equality operations, conversion from float, double, or a string representation, and basic arithmetic operations. They also provide static member functions for returning the argument (or phase) of a complex number, the complex conjugate, the norm (or modulus), and for converting from polar coordinates.

Trigonometric functions for complex numbers, and transcendental functions such as exponents, logarithms, powers, and square roots, are available in the NMathFunctions class.