# How do you find the conjugate of the complex number 5 + 3i?

Nov 30, 2015

$5 - 3 i$

#### Explanation:

Finding the conjugate is simply reversing the positive or negative sign between the real and imaginary number.

$a + b i$
Conjugate this becomes:
$a - b i$

Conjugate of $x - y i$ becomes $x + y i$.