# How do you combine like terms in #(7- 6i ) - ( - 5+ 7i )#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2017

12-13i

#### Explanation:

Write it as 7-6i +5 -7i.

Now real terms would combine with real terms , so 7+5=12. Imaginary terms would combine with imaginary terms, thus -6i-7i= -13i.

Final answer would therefore be 12-13i