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## Homework Statement

Since i is defined by sq(-1),and we can also write it as (-1)^(1/2)

Therefore,(-1)^(1/2) is equivalent to (-1)^(4/8),so it becomes [(-1)^4]^(1/8), so we have 1^(1/8) = 1,which is clearly absurd.....

Besides,since (i^5)^3 = i^15 = -i,the multiplication of power rule still holds in complex number,so it is possible to write things like (-1)^(4/8) into [(-1)^4]^(1/8).....Therefore it should not be related to the applicability of this rule in C.

I know this question is very short and dumb,but I really hope someone can help me..and to clear my concept...Thanks

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## The Attempt at a Solution

As shown in the problem statement