How do you solve #(-3i)(2i)(8+2i)#?
Multiply them together as if
Well, we can simply multiply them as we would with the reals, first treating
We can start with
Then use the distributive property to "multiply over" the first term to the second term:
Now we can start evaluating. Let's first "split"
We know that by definition,
Ah, that's as far as we can go! Therefore,