i² = 1
e^(
i π) = 1
(e)^(i π) = ?
Simplify to a number without i. Leave e and π in their symbol forms.
(e)^(iπ) = ((1)e)^(iπ)
= (1)^(iπ) * e^(iπ)
= (e^(iπ))^(iπ) * (1)
= e^(i²π²) * (1)
= e^(π²) * (1)
=  e^(π²)
That comes out to about 0.0000517231862.

Posted by Charlie
on 20040302 09:08:39 