December 3rd, 2008, 12:33 AM
Operator Overloading Question
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This is the assignment I am working on:
Design, implement, and test a class “Complex” which uses the followings overloaded operators for complex number: >>, <<, +, –, *, and /.
The complex number is described as having a real component or real part a and an imaginary component or imaginary part b where i2 = -1: A = a + bi
Given the two complex numbers A and B then the following definition will help to overload the operators. For any pair of complex numbers apply all overloaded operators.
A = a + bi
B = c + di
>> It extracts two part of complex number.
<< It inserts the complex number with (a) + (b) i format.
+ A+B = (a + c) + (b + d)i
- A - B = (a - c) + (b - d)i
* A* B = (ac - bd) + (bc + ad)i
/ A / B = (ac + bd)/(c2 + d2)+ (bc -ad)/(c2 + d2)i
Plan 3P-I/O & Note (only for files) and test data for client program.
A = (2.5) + (-2.2) i
B = (1.0) + (1.0) i
A + B = (3.5) + ( -1.2) i
A - B = .. . .
A * B = .. . .
A / B = .. . .
I just dont really understand the whole operator overloading thing and was wondering if anyone had any pointers to completing this assignment.
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