Mohd T.

asked • 11/13/20

Why it shows me Error when calculating sqrt (-1) ?

When I calculate the value of (-1)1/2 the answer is -1

but when I do the same thing but with radical √-1 the answer is error ?!!

since the radical √ is to the exponent to 1/2 in case of square root not others with higher indexes why the answer is not the same ?!

1 Expert Answer


Mohd T.

okay 1-^2= -1 x -1 =1 what is 2^1/2 ? explain it please and please explain it in term of exponent not radicals.


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