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SQL Server IMAGINARY function


 
Updated: 27 August 2010

Use IMAGINARY function to return the imaginary coefficient of a complex number in the x + yi or x + yj format
 
Syntax
SELECT [wctEngineering].[wct].[IMAGINARY] (
   <@inumber, nvarchar(4000),>)
Arguments
@inumber
is the value at which to evaluate the function. @inumber is an expression of type varchar or of a type that can be implicitly converted to varchar and must be in the format x + yi or x + yj, where x is a real number that can converted to float and yi (or yj) is an imaginary number, where the y part can be converted to float.
Return Types
float
Remarks
·         Use COMPLEX to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number
Examples

select
wct.IMAGINARY('7+24i')

This produces the following result
----------------------
24
 
(1 row(s) affected)


select
wct.IMAGINARY('-i')

This produces the following result
----------------------
-1
 
(1 row(s) affected)


select
wct.IMAGINARY('7')

This produces the following result
----------------------
0
 

(1 row(s) affected)



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