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cowmoo32

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(a,0) + (b,0) = (a + b,0)

(a,0)*(b,0) = (ab,0)

I can follow that, but I'm confused how they define

*i*. I know

*i*=(-1)

^{1/2}. They define it as:

*i*

^{2}=

*ii*= (0,1)(0,1) = (-1,0) = -1

So am I to assume that any complex number written as (0,b) = -b?