| American Association for the Advancement of Science - American periodicals - 1898
...Vija Ganita, was able to go a step further. He gave the rule : The square of a positive number as also **of a negative number is positive and the square root of a positive number is** two-fold, positive and negative. There is no square root of a negative number, for this is not & square.... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - American periodicals - 1898
...Vija Ganita, was able to go a step further. He gave the rule : The square of a positive number as also **of a negative number is positive and the square root of a positive number is** two-fold, positive and negative. There is no square root of a negative number, for ibis is not 11 square.... | |
| Francis Rolt-Wheeler - Science - 1909
...which constantly arose in the solution of equations and to which no meaning had been attached. Bhaskara **says: "The square of a positive as well as of a negative...of a negative number, for this is no square." The** Italian algebraists called them "impossible numbers." It was not until 1797 that Caspar Wessel devised... | |
| Jacob William Albert Young - Mathematics - 1911 - 416 pages
...complex numbers. He gave the following interesting rule: "The square of a positive as well as that **of a negative number is positive, and the square root...positive number is double, positive and negative. There** is no square root of a negative number because a negative number is not a square." Problems leading... | |
| Tobias Dantzig - Mathematics - 2007 - 398 pages
...expressed this in the simple and effective statement: "The square of a positive number, as also that **of a negative number, is positive; and the square root of a positive number is** twofold, positive and negative; there is no square root of a negative number, for a negative number... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - American periodicals - 1898
...Viju Ganita, was able to go a step further. He gave the rule : The square of a positive number as also **of a negative number Is positive and the square root of a positive number is** two-fold, positive and negative. There is no square root of a negative number, for this is not a square.... | |
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