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# How to calculate the square root of i?

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1. I need to know how to calculate √i . I have found the solutions but I don't understand how they are reached thankssss
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3. I found a method online that is a pretty nice explanation, try thinking of i as e^ipi/2, what happens if you raise that to the power of a half, and what complex number that represents.
4. (Original post by JN17)
I found a method online that is a pretty nice explanation, try thinking of i as e^ipi/2, what happens if you raise that to the power of a half, and what complex number that represents.
That's a very nice alternative to the way I remember it being explained in my textbook!

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