gamma approximation : what is module cmath and where is it located ?

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Thu Jul 30 14:43:29 CEST 2009

On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 23:24:11 -0500, pdlemper wrote:

> The following numerical approximation for Euler's Gamma function
> is found in
> from cmath import *

> This works in Python 3.0    
> But I can't figure out where it gets "cmath".    Searching the Python 
> directory reveals no more than a test_cmath.  The only cmath I can find
> is a header file in another directory  turboc++\Borland\include\
> dir(cmath) reveals 23 functions overlapping the 37 functions of
> the math module.
> What is cmath, where did it come from and how does it differ from
> the standard math module  ?

If you're looking for the file, it's written in C, so it's typically a
dynamic library, e.g.:


You won't find a file.

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