# Proof that the squareroot of -i is 17. Watch

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#61

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How's this:

Let t = time, m = money, e = evil:

t = m <= Time is money

and m = root(e) <= Money is the root of all evil

Hence t = root(e)

t^2 = e

Time Square is evil! Don't go there!

**ZJuwelH**)How's this:

Let t = time, m = money, e = evil:

t = m <= Time is money

and m = root(e) <= Money is the root of all evil

Hence t = root(e)

t^2 = e

Time Square is evil! Don't go there!

haha, very good

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#63

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*gasp* really? Did I not demonstrate knowledge of that a few posts ago?

**fishpaste**)*gasp* really? Did I not demonstrate knowledge of that a few posts ago?

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#64

**ZJuwelH**)

How's this:

Let t = time, m = money, e = evil:

t = m <= Time is money

and m = root(e) <= Money is the root of all evil

Hence t = root(e)

t^2 = e

Time Square is evil! Don't go there!

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#65

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(-1)^(1/2) is denoted as 'i'. It doesn't exist, but is damn useful!

Ben

**Ben.S.**)(-1)^(1/2) is denoted as 'i'. It doesn't exist, but is damn useful!

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#66

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How do you mean 'it doesn't exist'? It exists just as much as an integer or a so-called 'real' number exists. It exists in that we have defined it to be something and it thus exists as that definition. It may be a slightly more abstract concept, but it 'exists' nonetheless, because we have defined it to exist.

**rahaydenuk**)How do you mean 'it doesn't exist'? It exists just as much as an integer or a so-called 'real' number exists. It exists in that we have defined it to be something and it thus exists as that definition. It may be a slightly more abstract concept, but it 'exists' nonetheless, because we have defined it to exist.

the square root of a negative value doesnt exist. it isnt a real number.

try it on your calculator. "MATH ERROR".

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#68

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incorrect.

the square root of a negative value doesnt exist. it isnt a real number.

try it on your calculator. "MATH ERROR".

**bono**)incorrect.

the square root of a negative value doesnt exist. it isnt a real number.

try it on your calculator. "MATH ERROR".

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#69

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Do what?

**ZJuwelH**)Do what?

Women = time.money

time = money

money = root of evil

=> Women = evil

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#70

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Do nothing.

Women = time.money

time = money

money = root of evil

=> Women = evil

**Bigcnee**)Do nothing.

Women = time.money

time = money

money = root of evil

=> Women = evil

Does that mean then that given less time and money women are less evil? I don't think so!

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#71

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Actually Hayden's right, it does exist in the mathematical world. And in our world too seeing as imaginary numbers do have practical applications. I forget what but they do.

**ZJuwelH**)Actually Hayden's right, it does exist in the mathematical world. And in our world too seeing as imaginary numbers do have practical applications. I forget what but they do.

its just not being consistent.

its like saying:

" 1 + 1 = 2 but if its 2 + 3, then it can equal 6 because its special".

it just isnt consistent. if mathematics is based around that, then i think its flawed.

u cant have the square root of a negative number. u cant just change it for 1 value, thats just stupid.

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#72

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Never seen it in my life.

Does that mean then that given less time and money women are less evil? I don't think so!

**ZJuwelH**)Never seen it in my life.

Does that mean then that given less time and money women are less evil? I don't think so!

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#73

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how can the square root of a number exist in this case, but not in every other case possible?

its just not being consistent.

its like saying:

" 1 + 1 = 2 but if its 2 + 3, then it can equal 6 because its special".

it just isnt consistent. if mathematics is based around that, then i think its flawed.

u cant have the square root of a negative number. u cant just change it for 1 value, thats just stupid.

**bono**)how can the square root of a number exist in this case, but not in every other case possible?

its just not being consistent.

its like saying:

" 1 + 1 = 2 but if its 2 + 3, then it can equal 6 because its special".

it just isnt consistent. if mathematics is based around that, then i think its flawed.

u cant have the square root of a negative number. u cant just change it for 1 value, thats just stupid.

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#74

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With less time and less money you are less involved, thus in effect of womens evil isn't as strong?

**Bigcnee**)With less time and less money you are less involved, thus in effect of womens evil isn't as strong?

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#75

**bono**)

incorrect.

the square root of a negative value doesnt exist. it isnt a real number.

try it on your calculator. "MATH ERROR".

The complex numbers as with the real numbers and the rest of mathematics are merely a collection of notational symbols along with syntactical rules (axioms) regarding their manipulation. I can't see how you can claim that one is any more existent than the other.

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#76

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But it applies to the square root of all negative numbers. The square root of -4 is 2i. Do your reading.

**ZJuwelH**)But it applies to the square root of all negative numbers. The square root of -4 is 2i. Do your reading.

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#77

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Just because it doesn't come up on your calculator means nothing. There's no picture of the queen in my calculator, does that mean she doesn't exist?

**rahaydenuk**)Just because it doesn't come up on your calculator means nothing. There's no picture of the queen in my calculator, does that mean she doesn't exist?

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#78

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Oh Maskall, Maskall, have I taught you nothing? All of these concepts, integers, real numbers, complex numbers are merely concepts we, as humans have developed to try and allow us to explain how the universe works. They therefore exist as human-developed concepts or tools. Why is a 'real' number and more real than a complex number? They are both concepts developed by humans to attempt to allow them to solve a problem or extend a definition. Just because it doesn't come up on your calculator means nothing. There's no picture of the queen in my calculator, does that mean she doesn't exist?

**rahaydenuk**)Oh Maskall, Maskall, have I taught you nothing? All of these concepts, integers, real numbers, complex numbers are merely concepts we, as humans have developed to try and allow us to explain how the universe works. They therefore exist as human-developed concepts or tools. Why is a 'real' number and more real than a complex number? They are both concepts developed by humans to attempt to allow them to solve a problem or extend a definition. Just because it doesn't come up on your calculator means nothing. There's no picture of the queen in my calculator, does that mean she doesn't exist?

i dont then understand how u can then say it does exist for special cases.

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#79

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No. It just means he has a s*** calculator.

**Bigcnee**)No. It just means he has a s*** calculator.

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#80

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Oh Maskall, Maskall, have I taught you nothing? All of these concepts, integers, real numbers, complex numbers are merely concepts we, as humans have developed to try and allow us to explain how the universe works. They therefore exist as human-developed concepts or tools. Why is a 'real' number and more real than a complex number? They are both concepts developed by humans to attempt to allow them to solve a problem or extend a definition. Just because it doesn't come up on your calculator means nothing. There's no picture of the queen in my calculator, does that mean she doesn't exist?

The complex numbers as with the real numbers and the rest of mathematics are merely a collection of notational symbols along with syntactical rules (axioms) regarding their manipulation. I can't see how you can claim that one is any more existent than the other.

**rahaydenuk**)Oh Maskall, Maskall, have I taught you nothing? All of these concepts, integers, real numbers, complex numbers are merely concepts we, as humans have developed to try and allow us to explain how the universe works. They therefore exist as human-developed concepts or tools. Why is a 'real' number and more real than a complex number? They are both concepts developed by humans to attempt to allow them to solve a problem or extend a definition. Just because it doesn't come up on your calculator means nothing. There's no picture of the queen in my calculator, does that mean she doesn't exist?

The complex numbers as with the real numbers and the rest of mathematics are merely a collection of notational symbols along with syntactical rules (axioms) regarding their manipulation. I can't see how you can claim that one is any more existent than the other.

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