Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 10 - Exponents and Radicals - 10.8 The Complex Numbers - 10.8 Exercise Set: 35

Answer

$-40$

Work Step by Step

Using $i^2=-1$, the given expression, $ 5i\cdot8i ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 40i^2 \\\\= 40(-1) \\\\= -40 .\end{array}
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