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corey1234

  • 2 years ago

For the operation (a,b)*(c,d)=(ac-bd, ad+bc), on the set R X R with the origin deleted, is there an inverse element for every (x,y) in that set?

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  1. Edutopia
    • 2 years ago
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    wheres (x,y) come into play?

  2. corey1234
    • 2 years ago
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    (x,y) is just symbolizing any element within that set.

  3. joemath314159
    • 2 years ago
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    Before you ask what the inverse of an element is, you need to know what the identity element is. Have you found the element that acts like the identity yet?

  4. corey1234
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes I actually found the answer. Thanks anyway

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