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Homework Help: Complex conjugate problem

  1. Sep 24, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    sun, I dont know why Im stuggling with a simple freakin problem. Its not even for me its for my friend who's in college algebra, but for some reaon I cant get the correct answer.

    [tex]{9 - 11i \over 6i}[/tex]

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I multiplied by the conjugate twice and got -11/6 + 3i/2
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  3. Sep 24, 2008 #2


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    What is it exactly that your trying to find?
  4. Sep 24, 2008 #3
    find the quotient and express your answer in standard form.
  5. Sep 24, 2008 #4


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    Hi camilus! :smile:

    (you mean "I multiplied both top and bottom by the conjugate" :wink:)

    -11/6 is right. :smile:

    3i/2 isn't. :cry:
  6. Sep 24, 2008 #5
    thanks tim, I got the answer already. its -3i/2.
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