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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
first off you can reduce, just like with real numbers then multiply top and bottom by \(i\)
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JenniferSmart1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is our goal to get the imaginary number out of the denominator?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1358398893659:dw
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\frac{2}{8i}=\frac{1}{4i}=\frac{1}{4i}\times \frac{i}{i}=\frac{i}{4i^2}=\frac{i}{4}\]
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is wrong if I say 1/i=i
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
it is \(\frac{1}{i}=i\)
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@sauravshakya you cannot use \(\frac{\sqrt{a}}{\sqrt{b}}=\sqrt{\frac{a}{b}}\) unless \(a\) and \(b\) are real
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya I got how u got 1/i=i But dw:1358399037098:dw this doesn't work
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 and 1 are real
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
even this doesn't work \[\sqrt{a}\sqrt{b}=\sqrt{ab}\] unless \(a\) and \(b\) are positive numbers
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
excuse me i said 'real' and i meant 'positive' my mistake
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@JenniferSmart1 yes the goal is to get the complex number out of the denominator to write in standard form \(a+bi\)
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JenniferSmart1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm too tired...I'll look at it again tomorrow. Thanks guys
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