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Scilab help >> Elementary Functions > Complex > imult


multiplication by i the imaginary unitary

Calling Sequence

y = imult(x)



real or complex scalar, vector or matrix


complex scalar, vector or matrix


imult(x) is a more efficient way to multiply x by i than y = %i*x, without the problems occurring when x comprises "special" floating point numbers as %inf and %nan.


z1 = imult(%inf)
z2 = %i * %inf
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