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Re: i^2=1

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  • Subject: [mg129925] Re: i^2=1
  • From: daniel.lichtblau0 at gmail.com
  • Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:11:14 -0500 (EST)
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On Monday, February 25, 2013 1:19:06 AM UTC-6, fc3... at uni-hamburg.de wrote:
> No, not I^2=-1 :-)
> 
> But similarly: I'd like to have a symbol with the
> property i^2=1. And not like slashdotting with
> {i^2->1} (which then ignores i^3 and (i+1)(i-1)),
> but really automatically i^2=1 as soon as it appears
> somewhere, like for I.
> 
> How do I define that?
> 
> -- 
> 
> Hauke Reddmann <:-EX8 
> 
> Die Weltformel: IQ+dB=const.

This might give you some possibilities.

http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/18445/hyperbolic-numbers-and-their-polar-form#comment56136_18445

Daniel Lichtblau
Wolfram Research



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