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

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EdutopiaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wheres (x,y) come into play?
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corey1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(x,y) is just symbolizing any element within that set.
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joemath314159Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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?
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corey1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes I actually found the answer. Thanks anyway
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