# SOLUTION: it says perform the indicated operation, and write the result in the standard form a+bi. the equation is 2+3i/1-5i. i have no clue what to do

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Complex Numbers Question 386622: it says perform the indicated operation, and write the result in the standard form a+bi. the equation is 2+3i/1-5i. i have no clue what to do Answer by ptaylor(2048)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!OK (2+3i)/(1-5i) We first multiply both the numerator and the denominator by the conjugate of (1-5i) which is (1+5i) and this will get rid of the complex number in the denominator. ((2+3i)(1+5i))/((1-5i)(1+5i)) when we carry out the multiplications, we get: (2+10i+3i+15i^2)/(1-25i^2) now we know that i^2=-1, so: (-13+13i)/26 or 13(-1+i)/26=(-1+i)/2 Hope this helps---ptaylor