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corey1234 Group Title

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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    wheres (x,y) come into play?

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    (x,y) is just symbolizing any element within that set.

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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?

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    Yes I actually found the answer. Thanks anyway

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