# How do you simplify (2+7i)-9+(4-6i)?

$- 3 + i$
$\left(2 + 7 i\right) - 9 + \left(4 - 6 i\right)$ $=$ $\left(2 - 9 + 4\right) + i \left(7 - 6\right) = - 3 + i$