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anonymous

  • one year ago

If c is a negative number in the equation x^2 = c, how does that affect your ability to solve the equation for different values of n? Explain.

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  1. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    hmmm I know that if we square root both sides and c ends up being a negative number inside the radical, we will have a problem. Since negative signs aren't allowed in radicals, the result is imaginary and an i is written.

  2. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    like if c = -7 |dw:1438851933814:dw|

  3. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    shootz that i should be outside the radical

  4. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1438852041100:dw|

  5. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    hmmm trying to think what else is there... but we can't let c be negative numbers because once we square root that equation both sides... that c will have a negative sign inside the radical and we'll have an imaginary result which is denoted as i

  6. amilapsn
    • one year ago
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    what's n in your question?

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