# How do you simplify #-2/(3-i)#?

##### 2 Answers

Multiply the numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the denominator to find

#### Explanation:

The *conjugate* of a complex number

#### Explanation:

There are 2 methods to do this -

**Method 1**

First convert everything to polar form then use the formula

**Method 2**

Multiply the quantity by 1, selecting 1 as the complex conjugate of the denominator over itself.

Then the resultant denominator is a real number, and the numerator we multiply in rectangular form using the rule