Complex conjugate problem

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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]

The Attempt at a Solution


I multiplied by the conjugate twice and got -11/6 + 3i/2
 

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gabbagabbahey
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Homework Statement


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]

The Attempt at a Solution


I multiplied by the conjugate twice and got -11/6 + 3i/2

What is it exactly that your trying to find?
 
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find the quotient and express your answer in standard form.
 
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[tex]{9 - 11i \over 6i}[/tex]

The Attempt at a Solution


I multiplied by the conjugate twice and got -11/6 + 3i/2

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:
 
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thanks tim, I got the answer already. its -3i/2.
 

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