College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 1, Equations and Graphs - Section 1.5 - Complex Numbers - 1.5 Exercises: 15

Answer

real part: $\sqrt{3}$ imaginary part: 2

Work Step by Step

If the complex number is $a+bi$, then the real part is $a$ and the imaginary part is $b$. We have $\sqrt{3}+\sqrt{-4}=\sqrt{3}+\sqrt{4}i=\sqrt{3}+2i$, so the real part is $\sqrt{3}$ and the imaginary part is $2$.
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