Search All of the Math Forum:
Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by
Drexel University or The Math Forum.



Re: In "square root of 1", should we say "minus 1" or "negative 1"?
Posted:
Dec 4, 2012 12:08 AM


>And so to say that that the theorem itself (and not merely such a particular proof of it) is based on such is not right.
I said the sign rule for multiplying negative integers is not based on the fact that integers have a magnitude (together with a sign.) You think it is?
Joe N



