To find a product such as
begin by rewriting each square
root in terms of i.
|Rewrite each square root using
|Simplify each square root.
Use i2 = -1.
= 3 Â· i Â· 4 Â· i
= 12 Â· i2
= 12 Â· (-1)
Be careful! The Multiplication Property of
does not apply if a or b is negative.
If the radicand of a square root contains a
negative number, be sure to write the
square root in terms of i before you