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1 (one)

In the current definition of the imaginary unit the number 1 is used in the form

It is a square with a negative value. We cannot imagine what this actually means, but you can perform calculations with it.

 


Explanation

You can formally define i as the square root of  –1, so

whatever that may be. This definition is obviously outdated, but is still used in schoolbooks.

 


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