I'm really confused where to begin with replying to this ..

first off, i don't agree that

regardless of the value of

, positive or negative, it results in

, yeah?

roots can have a positive OR negative value, therefore

does not necessarily equate to

If, as I stated in my last post, the

is OUTSIDE the root, then

is forced to become positive for two reasons..

is true (note: the

outside the root)

for the reasons we have both stated, you cannot root negative numbers therefore x is required to be positive..

AND, squaring it afterwards would force it to become positive regardless..

the only other confusions / point I have to make about this is

(negative)