 # Complex Numbers Any number in form a+bi, where a and b are real numbers and i is imaginary. What is an imaginary number?

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Complex Numbers Any number in form a+bi, where a and b are real numbers and i is imaginary. What is an imaginary number?

Definition of imaginary numbers:

Simplify complex numbers
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When adding or subtracting complex numbers, combine like terms.

Multiplying complex numbers.
To multiply complex numbers, you use the same procedure as multiplying polynomials.

Examples to do together:

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Conjugates In order to simplify a fractional complex number, use a conjugate. What is a conjugate?

are said to be conjugates of each other.

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Reduce the fraction

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