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The answer is the same if we consider <math>z^8=81.</math> Now we just need to find the area of the triangle bounded by <math>\sqrt 3i, \sqrt 3,</math> and <math>\frac{\sqrt 3}{\sqrt 2}+\frac{\sqrt 3}{\sqrt 2}i.</math> This is just <math>\boxed{\textbf{B.}}</math> | The answer is the same if we consider <math>z^8=81.</math> Now we just need to find the area of the triangle bounded by <math>\sqrt 3i, \sqrt 3,</math> and <math>\frac{\sqrt 3}{\sqrt 2}+\frac{\sqrt 3}{\sqrt 2}i.</math> This is just <math>\boxed{\textbf{B.}}</math> | ||
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Revision as of 14:35, 16 February 2018
Problem
The solutions to the equation are connected in the complex plane to form a convex regular polygon, three of whose vertices are labeled and . What is the least possible area of
Solution
The answer is the same if we consider Now we just need to find the area of the triangle bounded by and This is just
See Also
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