# Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - 1.3 Complex Numbers - 1.3 Exercises - Page 112: 52

$(-4-i)-(2+3i)+(-4+5i)=-10+i$

#### Work Step by Step

$(-4-i)-(2+3i)+(-4+5i)$ Remove all grouping symbols: $(-4-i)-(2+3i)+(-4+5i)=-4-i-2-3i-4+5i=...$ Group like terms (real parts together and imaginary parts too): $...=(-4-2-4)+(-i-3i+5i)=...$ Evaluate the indicated operations: $...=-10+i$

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