# How do you simplify #(3+2i)+(-4+6i)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 11, 2017

# -1+8i #

#### Explanation:

We add complex numbers by collecting real and imaginary terms separately:

# (3+2i)+(-4+6i) #

# \ \ \ \ \ \ \ = 3+2i-4+6i #

# \ \ \ \ \ \ \ = 3-4+2i+6i #

# \ \ \ \ \ \ \ = -1+8i #