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# what is the square root of -40/ the square root of 4 (or obviously two) simplifyed

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what is the square root of -40/ the square root of 4 (or obviously two) simplifyed

Guest Jan 29, 2015

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$$\\\frac{\sqrt{-40}}{\sqrt{4}}\\\\ =\sqrt{-10}\\\\ =\sqrt{10*-1}\\\\ =\sqrt{10}*\sqrt{-1}\\\\ =\sqrt{10}\;i\\\\$$

This is not a real number.

There are no real solutions since no number multiplied by itself = a neg number

This is an 'imaginary number'

Melody  Jan 29, 2015
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+93297
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$$\\\frac{\sqrt{-40}}{\sqrt{4}}\\\\ =\sqrt{-10}\\\\ =\sqrt{10*-1}\\\\ =\sqrt{10}*\sqrt{-1}\\\\ =\sqrt{10}\;i\\\\$$

This is not a real number.

There are no real solutions since no number multiplied by itself = a neg number

This is an 'imaginary number'

Melody  Jan 29, 2015