## Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell

# Chapter 4 Quadratic Functions and Factoring - 4.6 Perform Operations with Complex Numbers - 4.6 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 280: 27

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#### Work Step by Step

For imaginary numbers, we know that standard form is $a\pm bi$, where $a$ is the real part and $b$ is the imaginary part. We also know that $i^2=-1$. Thus, we simplify the expression until it is in standard form to obtain: $$64-9(-1) \\ = 64+9=73$$

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