to avoid a negative square root, how can i use the square root property on this ?
(x+81)^2 = -158
or am i missing something about the rules of negative numbers and square roots ?
I thought negative square roots were not allowed.
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If we allow only Real Numbers, we stop in our tracks and say, "No Solution".

Negative numbers result in imaginary numbers. Imaginary numbers scare me.

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