# How do you simplify -3+6i-(-5-3i)-8i?

Sep 30, 2016

$2 + i$

#### Explanation:

distribute the bracket and collect like terms.

$\Rightarrow - 3 + 6 i + 5 + 3 i - 8 i$

$= \left(- 3 + 5\right) + \left(6 i + 3 i - 8 i\right)$

$= 2 + i$