BodhiAI

Nov. 11, 2019
Cube Roots of Unity

Let z is the cube of unity, such that

either z - 1 = 0

z = 1

and are the cube roots of unity.

Properties of Cube Roots of Unity

P-1 One of the complex cube root of unity is real (i.e. 1) and the other two are conjugate complex of each other.

Sum of all cube roots of unity i ZERO i.e. 1+

Product of cube roots of unity is UNITY i.e.

P-2 Each Complex Cube root of unity is square of other.

P-3 Each complex Cube root of unity is reciprocal of each other

P-4 If a is any +iv number, then has roots

If a is any -iv number, then has roots

Geometrical Interpretation of Cube Roots of Unity