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What is the answer for exp(%pi*%i). Answer must be -1. But I am getting as - 1. + 1.225D-16i. Why is it so?

Scilab Getting-Started 14-15 min 20-30 sec 16-04-19, 12:19 p.m. kavithamamcet

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It's a numerical computation issue. If you will notice, the imaginary component is negligible (10^-16). It is, for all practical purposes equal to -1
16-04-19, 12:23 p.m. siddharth11235@gmail.com


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