Trigonometry 7th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1111826854
ISBN 13: 978-1-11182-685-7

Chapter 8 - Section 8.1 - Complex Numbers - 8.1 Problem Set - Page 425: 10


conjugate, denominator

Work Step by Step

The correct way to divide complex numbers involves multiplying both the numerator and the denominator by the complex conjugate of the denominator. This replaces the denominator with a real number and thus makes it easy to simplify the expression.
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