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A Computer Algorithm from DeMoivre's Theorem

Mathematics and Computer Education Volume 16, Number 2, ISSN 0730-8639


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)


Boyd, J.N. (1982). A Computer Algorithm from DeMoivre's Theorem. Mathematics and Computer Education, 16(2), 102. Retrieved December 6, 2023 from .

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