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

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Joe Niederberger

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

Posted: Dec 5, 2012 4:22 PM
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Joe N says:
Author of "Negative Math":

I should point out that the track in this book investigating an alternative sign rule is not entirely original, Gerolamo Cardano did a similar investigation ~450 years ago (pg. 25):

Joe N

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