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12-150.

Let

*p*= 2 + 5*i*and*q*= 3 − 4*i*. Calculate each of the following and give your answer in the form*a*+*bi*. Homework Help ✎*p − q**p · q**p*^{2}

(2 + 5*i*) − (3 − 4*i*)

Use a generic rectangle.

26 + 7*i*

Multiply by the conjugate and simplify.

See part (b).