I need help with the following:
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Thanks
Okay sorry. I spazzed out there for a second. Now I got it.
But while we're on the subject, the wikipedia page on i does say that i= -i.
If that is true, then wouldn't it follow that:
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The wikipedia quote Verbatim:
"If all mathematical textbooks and published literature referring to imaginary or complex numbers were rewritten with −i replacing every occurrence of +i (and therefore every occurrence of −i replaced by −(−i) = +i), all facts and theorems would continue to be equivalently valid"
Basically the concept is that arose from solving . But the FTA tells us that there must be two solutions, obviously . As a convention then we take (sort of). We could have, with equal validity, make the convention that in which case everything would be different. But this is no way means that