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corey1234

  • one year 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
    • one year ago
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    wheres (x,y) come into play?

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

  3. joemath314159
    • one year 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
    • one year ago
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    Yes I actually found the answer. Thanks anyway

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