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Generalizations of a Complex Number Identity

by M.S. Klamkin (University of Alberta, Canada), Alberta Murty (Pennsylvania State University, Middletown), and V. N. Murty (Pennsylvania State University, Middletown)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
November, 1989

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Complex Analysis | Geometry and Topology | Plane Geometry | Transformations | Numbers and Computation | Number Concepts | Complex Numbers
Applicable Course(s): 4.19 Complex Variables

A generalization and proof of a complex identity that the sums of the squares of the edges of a parallelpiped equals the sums of the squares of the four body diagonals


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