

How to Divide Complex NumbersTo divide complex numbers. First, find the complex conjugate of the denominator, multiply the numerator and denominator by that conjugate and simplify
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Example
Let's divide the following 2 complex numbers
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Problem 1) Divide the complex numbers below::
Problem 2)Find the quotient
What About Interesting Complex Quotients?The next two problems will refer to the following two quotients
Make a Prediction: Do you think that there will be anything special or interesting about either of the following quotients? Scroll down the page to see the answer.
Problem 3)Find the quotient
Problem 4)Find the quotient
A Parting QuestionAfter looking at problem 4, do you think that all complex quotients of the form are equivalent to 1?
Any rationalexpression in the form is equivalent to 1(with the caveat that y −x ≠0) 