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  • 5 years ago

i^17= ?? a.) i b.) -i c.) -1 d.) 1 hint: i^2= -1 please explain

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  1. anonymous
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    what is -1 * -1?

  2. anonymous
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    1

  3. anonymous
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    what is -1 *-1 *-1?

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    -1...

  5. anonymous
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    yes you said \[(-1)^2 = 1\] and \[(-1)^3=-1\]

  6. anonymous
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    for all even exponent it will be positive and for all odd it will be negative

  7. anonymous
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    is the exponent in the question even or odd?

  8. anonymous
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    oh alright i got it! so basically (i) is -1? and its odd so negative 1?

  9. anonymous
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    I think you got it but dont make this mistake \[(-1)^2 \] is not the same as \[-(1)^2\]

  10. anonymous
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    (-1)^2 is 1 and -(1)2 is -1 btw how do u do the exponent? llol

  11. anonymous
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    go to equations right bellow your type box.

  12. anonymous
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    ohh thanks so much!

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