# How do you simplify #(2+3i)+(7+i)# and write the complex number in standard form?

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Sep 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

distribute the brackets and collect like terms.

#rArr(2+3i)+(7+i)=2+3i+7+i# collecting like terms.

#=(2+7)+(3i+i)=9+4ilarr" in standard form"# The standard form of a complex number is written.

#z=a+bi# where a is the real part and bi the imaginary part.