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Topic: Re: In "square root of -1", should we say "minus 1" or "negative
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Robert Hansen

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Re: In "square root of -1", should we say "minus 1" or "negative 1"?
Posted: Dec 3, 2012 11:14 AM
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On Dec 3, 2012, at 9:26 AM, Joe Niederberger <niederberger@comcast.net> wrote:

> Three cases showing you can either derive the infamous rule
> assuming certain other rules are givens, or mappings to what are supposedly more common sense like mental images, or maybe something else entirely.


The car example didn't meet your satisfaction?

Bob Hansen



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