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## #51 2013-03-29 14:48:12

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### Re: Contour integration

I was at a birthday party.

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## #52 2013-03-29 14:50:13

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### Re: Contour integration

Did you have a good time?

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## #53 2013-03-29 23:24:22

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### Re: Contour integration

Of course.

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## #54 2013-03-29 23:27:06

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### Re: Contour integration

Hmmm, you got in late enough...

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #55 2013-03-29 23:57:41

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### Re: Contour integration

Maybe.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #56 2013-03-30 00:00:55

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### Re: Contour integration

Too tired or want to continue with more problems?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #57 2013-03-30 00:02:21

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### Re: Contour integration

Well, I got my good night's sleep. We can continue.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #58 2013-03-30 00:06:42

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### Re: Contour integration

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #59 2013-03-30 02:21:42

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### Re: Contour integration

How would you do that one?

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## #60 2013-03-30 04:42:09

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### Re: Contour integration

Did you get the poles?

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## #61 2013-03-30 10:29:51

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### Re: Contour integration

Yes I have. -1, e^(i*pi/3) and e^(i*pi/3).

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## #62 2013-03-30 11:17:49

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### Re: Contour integration

Know, which ones to use?

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #63 2013-03-30 11:29:10

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### Re: Contour integration

Well, any contour which encloses the integral we want will do.

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## #64 2013-03-30 11:36:08

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### Re: Contour integration

I guess here he used the unit circle. Anyway, only one pole...

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #65 2013-03-30 11:43:44

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### Re: Contour integration

He?

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## #66 2013-03-30 11:44:50

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### Re: Contour integration

The guy who wrote these stupid problems up. Now please find the single pole that we will use.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #67 2013-03-30 12:16:08

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### Re: Contour integration

We can use any of the poles. But finding a contour that will do the problem will be a bit tougher.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #68 2013-03-30 12:18:28

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### Re: Contour integration

He has got that you use only one of the poles.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #69 2013-03-30 12:20:05

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### Re: Contour integration

Who is he? And how do you know what he used?

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #70 2013-03-30 12:22:26

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### Re: Contour integration

Forget about the contour, if you plug into the formula you will see that you can not use just any pole that you want.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #71 2013-03-30 12:24:29

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### Re: Contour integration

You do realize that the 2pi*i gets the answer for a contour integral and not a regular one?

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## #72 2013-03-30 12:28:59

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### Re: Contour integration

I am not sure that is correct. The answers are for the integrals that I posed. We are evaluating the integrals using residues. We only need the pole that has a positive i as the imaginary part.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #73 2013-03-30 12:30:42

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### Re: Contour integration

Are you sure you got this contour integral stuff correctly?

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## #74 2013-03-30 12:33:29

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### Re: Contour integration

Heck no! This came out of a textbook that my brother has and I do not so I jotted down the problems and the solutions. Each one is correct as far as the answer is concerned.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #75 2013-03-30 12:35:41

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### Re: Contour integration

Wait, so, you are just guessing?

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