# Digital signal processing - conjugate reciprocal of a complex number

1. ### janu203

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Digital signal processing -- conjugate reciprocal of a complex number

what is the difference between conjugate of a complex number and conjugate reciprocal of a complex number
i am asking with reference to z transform....Thanyou

2. ### skeptic2

Can you explain what a complex conjugate is?
Can you explain what the reciprocal of a complex number is?

3. ### janu203

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what i understand is if a+bi is any complex number then a-bi is its complex conjugate.. and 1/(a-bi) is reciprocal of complex conjugate

Last edited: Dec 4, 2013

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thanks