ERIC Number: EJ263581
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Publication Date: 1982
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A Computer Algorithm from DeMoivre's Theorem.
Boyd, James N.
Mathematics and Computer Education, v16 n2 p102-04 Spr 1982
Details are given of a simple computer program written in BASIC which calculates the sine of an angle through an application of DeMoivre's Theorem. The program is included in the material, and the program's success is discussed in terms of why the approximation works. (MP)
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