Belchertown High School Mathematics for College Readiness Complex Numbers Discussion

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Belchertown High School

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I’m studying for my Algebra class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?

  1. Explain why the product of a complex number and its conjugate is a real number.
  2. Explain why i2 is -1, but i 4 is 1.

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1. Explain why the product of a complex number and its conjugate is a real number.
The product of a complex number and its conjugate =

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