The question: Simplify where we assume has a non negative real part. My attempt: (perfect square) = 56 That's not the answer though, it's supposed to be 16. I'm not sure what I'm going wrong. Any assistance would be great!
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Originally Posted by Glitch The question: Simplify where we assume has a non negative real part. My attempt: (perfect square) = 56 That's not the answer though, it's supposed to be 16. I'm not sure what I'm going wrong. Any assistance would be great! Who knows what you did here: , and you did something different (I think though that you forgot the square root in the middle term), so , since Tonio
Originally Posted by Glitch The question: Simplify where we assume has a non negative real part. My attempt: (perfect square) The middle term is wrong. You should still have a square root- it should be , not 2(5)(5). = 56 That's not the answer though, it's supposed to be 16. I'm not sure what I'm going wrong. Any assistance would be great!
Thanks! I can't believe I missed that!
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