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anonymous
 one year ago
why is the square root of 1 equal to i
anonymous
 one year ago
why is the square root of 1 equal to i

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Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I believe that's just how it's defined, isn't it?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's because mathematicians decided to define it that way.

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1bec my teachers said so

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what I meant to say was, mathematicians just decided to take the quantity sqrt(1) and assign it the symbol i

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does this help @pocketpenguin1 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i understand that it is because the square root of 1 is not defined under real space due to the rules of square roots but i don't know how to write it in an algebraic form

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not really @Houdini_Dragon

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you give an example?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it's cycle dw:1444608366475:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ooohhh i like it @Nnesha

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i understand more clearly now, you use a square root to find which number is being multiplied by itself in order to get the number under the square root symbol, but you can not multiply any number by itself to get 1, so \[\sqrt{1}\] is in imaginary space

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nvm i am glad u got it and that is what matters

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for algebraic expression i guess i represent a variable let's say we have 3i +4i = 7i it also depends on the statement hm

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u can close this question now sense u understand........
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