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Ive been given a question that requires an answer in polar form but the method I must use is the normal addition/subtraction of fractions. This throws me because i'm sure there is a simple method for the reciprocal of a complex number.

Q. 1/(13- 5i) - 1/(2-3i)

2. Relevant equations

where z = a + bi

i'm aware of how to change to polar for whole numbers and how to get where I want using the conjugate method but cant fathom the correct start point.

3. The attempt at a solution

I considered 1/13 - 1/5i using the rules of fractions but wasn't convinced.

The alternative was to convert straight to polar using 1 / 0degrees over the (13-5i in polar form)

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# Homework Help: Working complex fractions without conjugate method

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