Complex.Negate Method (Complex)


Returns the additive inverse of a specified complex number.

Namespace:   System.Numerics
Assembly:  System.Numerics (in System.Numerics.dll)

public static Complex Negate(
	Complex value


Type: System.Numerics.Complex

A complex number.

Return Value

Type: System.Numerics.Complex

The result of the Real and Imaginary components of the value parameter multiplied by -1.

The additive inverse of a complex number is a complex number that produces a value of Zero when it is added to the original complex number. This method returns a complex number in which the real and imaginary components of the original complex number are multiplied by -1.

The Negate method is implemented for languages that do not support custom operators. Its behavior is identical to negation using the unary negation operator, UnaryNegation.

The following example obtains the additive inverse of each element in an array of complex numbers.

using System;
using System.Numerics;

public class Example
   public static void Main()
      Complex[] values= { Complex.One, 
                          new Complex(-7.1, 2.5), 
                          new Complex(1.3, -4.2), 
                          new Complex(-3.3, -1.8) };
      foreach (Complex c1 in values)
         Console.WriteLine("{0} --> {1}", c1, Complex.Negate(c1));
// The example displays the following output:
//       (1, 0) --> (-1, 0)
//       (-7.1, 2.5) --> (7.1, -2.5)
//       (1.3, -4.2) --> (-1.3, 4.2)
//       (-3.3, -1.8) --> (3.3, 1.8)

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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