# How do you simplify (8 - 3i) + (-6 + 2i)?

Feb 1, 2016

$\left(8 - 3 i\right) + \left(- 6 + 2 i\right) = 2 - i$

#### Explanation:

Remove the parenthesis and convert like terms.

$\left(8 - 3 i\right) + \left(- 6 + 2 i\right)$

$= 8 - 3 i - 6 + 2 i$

$= 8 - 6 - 3 i + 2 i$

$= 2 - i$