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For some reason, the following excerpt from my code is not compiling correctly and I can't figure out why.

    \begin{equation}
\begin{split}
\frac{100}{-6} &= -16(-6) + 4\\
&\implies z^100 = z^4\\
\\
z^4 &= \left(e^{\frac{-i\pi}{3}\right)^4 \\
&=e^{\frac{-4\pi}{3}} \\
\\
&\cos\left(\frac{-4\pi}{3}\right) = -\frac{1}{2}, ~\sin\left(\frac{-4\pi}{3}\right) = \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2} \\
&\implies z = -\frac{1}{2} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2} i \\
\end{split}
  \end{equation}

The error I get is that paragraph ended before split was complete and that a missing endgroup has been inserted. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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You are missing a closing brace in line z^4:

...
z^4 &= \left(e^{\frac{-i\pi}{3}}\right)^4 \\ % Closing brace was missing
...
  • 1
    Haha yep that was it. Been stressing out over it for the past 20 minutes. Thank you so much for finding that. – user44609 Feb 14 '14 at 4:08

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