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9-156.
1. Rewrite each of the following division problems as a single complex number in simplest form. Homework Help ✎

First simplify the equation.

$\frac{1-3\textit{i}}{2+\textit{i}}$

Now multiply by the conjugate.

$\frac{(1-3\textit{i})(2-\textit{i})}{(2-\textit{i})(2+\textit{i})}$

$-\frac{1}{5}+\frac{-7}{5}i$

See part (a).