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**what is the absolute value of imaginary numbers, why not "queer" numbers?**

the square root of -1 is "i".

the absolute value of an interger is itself, and of a negative number, it is a positive interger.

|-5| = 5

|5| = 5

what is

|5i| = ?

|-5i| = ?

why not invent a queer number?

the absolute value of a queer number is a negative number of the same interger value?

hence

|-5| = 5

|5| = 5

|5q| = -5

|-5q|= -5

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