College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations in the Complex Number System - 1.3 Assess Your Understanding: 46

Answer

0

Work Step by Step

Recall, $i=\sqrt{-1}$, so $i^{2}=-1$. Thus, we obtain: $2i^{4}(1+i^{2})=2*i^{4}*(1+-1)=2*i^{4}*0=0$
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