Hello, I was wondering if it is possible to reverse foil: $\displaystyle -\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i$ to get: $\displaystyle (\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i)(\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i)$
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Originally Posted by desiderius1 Hello, I was wondering if it is possible to reverse foil: $\displaystyle -\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i$ to get: $\displaystyle (\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i)(\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i)$ The best you can do is take out the common factor of $\displaystyle -\frac{1}{2}$. So $\displaystyle -\frac{1}{2} - \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}i = -\frac{1}{2}(1 - \sqrt{3}i)$.
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