# How do you simplify (2-5i) - (7-2i)?

$- 5 - 3 i$
$\therefore \left(2 - 5 i\right) - \left(7 - 2 i\right) = \left(2 - 7\right) + i \left(- 5 - \left(- 2\right)\right)$
$= - 5 - 3 i$