What is the third root of i?

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- Feb 1st 2009, 05:06 PMManizzleWhat is the third root of i?
What is the third root of i?

- Feb 1st 2009, 05:42 PMmr fantastic
- Feb 2nd 2009, 04:33 PMarchidi
- Feb 2nd 2009, 07:39 PMmr fantastic
1. j is used in some circumstances to represent so it's not the ideal pronumeral to use here.

2. j could be confused with J which is a common symbol for rational numbers. So again, not the ideal choice of pronumeral.

3. It needs to be made very clear that the j represents the set of integers.

4. The values of these integers is not restricted to 0, 1, ... n. In fact, the required values can be any n consecutive integers, including negative values.