# Complex number calculator

**Rectangular form (standard form):**

*z*= 5

**Angle notation (phasor):**

*z*= 5 ∠ 0°

**Polar form:**

*z*= 5 × (cos 0° +

**i**sin 0°)

**Exponential form:**

*z*= 5 ×

**e**

^{i 0}= 5 ×

**e**

^{i 0}

**Polar coordinates:**

r = |

*z*| = 5 ... magnitude (modulus, absolute value)

θ = arg

*z*= 0 rad = 0° = 0π rad ... angle (argument or phase)

**Cartesian coordinates:**

Cartesian form of imaginary number:

*z*= 5

Real part: x = Re

*z*= 5

Imaginary part: y = Im

*z*= 0

### Calculation steps

- Complex number: 3+4
**i** - Absolute value: abs(the result of step No. 1) = abs(3+4
**i**) = |(3+4**i**)| = √3^{2}+ 4^{2}= 5

The absolute value of a complex number (also called the modulus) is a distance between the origin (zero) and the image of a complex number in the complex plane. Using the pythagorean theorem (Re² + Im² = Abs²) we are able to find the hypotenuse of the right angled triangle.

This calculator does basic arithmetic on complex numbers and evaluates expressions in the set of complex numbers.
As an imaginary unit, use

**i**or**j**(in electrical engineering), which satisfies the basic equation**i**or^{2}= −1**j**. The calculator also converts a complex number into angle notation (phasor notation), exponential, or polar coordinates (magnitude and angle). Enter expression with complex numbers like 5*(1+i)(-2-5i)^2^{2}= −1
Complex numbers in the angle notation or phasor (

Example of multiplication of two imaginary numbers in the angle/polar/phasor notation: 10L45 * 3L90.

For use in education (for example, calculations of alternating currents at high school), you need a quick and precise complex number calculator.

**polar coordinates**r, θ) may you write as**rLθ**where**r**is magnitude/amplitude/radius, and**θ**is the angle (phase) in degrees, for example, 5L65 which is the same as 5*cis(65°).Example of multiplication of two imaginary numbers in the angle/polar/phasor notation: 10L45 * 3L90.

For use in education (for example, calculations of alternating currents at high school), you need a quick and precise complex number calculator.

## Basic operations with complex numbers

We hope that working with the complex number is quite easy because you can work with imaginary unit**i**as a variable. And use the definition

**i**to simplify complex expressions. Many operations are the same as operations with two-dimensional vectors.

^{2}= -1### Addition

It is very simple: add up the real parts (without i) and add up the imaginary parts (with i):This is equal to use rule: (a+b

**i**)+(c+d

**i**) = (a+c) + (b+d)

**i**

(1+i) + (6-5i) = 7-4

**i**

12 + 6-5i = 18-5

**i**

(10-5i) + (-5+5i) = 5

### Subtraction

Again it is very simple: subtract the real parts and subtract the imaginary parts (with i):This is equal to use rule: (a+b

**i**)+(c+d

**i**) = (a-c) + (b-d)

**i**

(1+i) - (3-5i) = -2+6

**i**

-1/2 - (6-5i) = -6.5+5

**i**

(10-5i) - (-5+5i) = 15-10

**i**

### Multiplication

To multiply two complex numbers, use distributive law, avoid binomials, and apply**i**.

^{2}= -1This is equal to use rule: (a+b

**i**)(c+d

**i**) = (ac-bd) + (ad+bc)

**i**

(1+i) (3+5i) = 1*3+1*5i+i*3+i*5i = 3+5i+3i-5 = -2+8

**i**

-1/2 * (6-5i) = -3+2.5

**i**

(10-5i) * (-5+5i) = -25+75

**i**

### Division

The division of two complex numbers can be accomplished by multiplying the numerator and denominator by the denominator's complex conjugate. This approach avoids imaginary unit**i**from the denominator. If the denominator is c+d

**i**, to make it without i (or make it real), multiply with conjugate c-d

**i**:

(c+d

**i**)(c-d

**i**) = c

^{2}+d

^{2}

$c+dia+bi =(c+di)(c−di)(a+bi)(c−di) =c_{2}+d_{2}ac+bd+i(bc−ad) =c_{2}+d_{2}ac+bd +c_{2}+d_{2}bc−ad i$

(10-5i) / (1+i) = 2.5-7.5

**i**

-3 / (2-i) = -1.2-0.6

**i**

6i / (4+3i) = 0.72+0.96

**i**

### Absolute value or modulus

The absolute value or modulus is the distance of the image of a complex number from the origin in the plane. The calculator uses the Pythagorean theorem to find this distance. Very simple, see examples: |3+4i| = 5|1-i| = 1.4142136

|6i| = 6

abs(2+5i) = 5.3851648

### Square root

The square root of a complex number (a+bi) is z, if z^{2}= (a+bi). Here ends simplicity. Because of the fundamental theorem of algebra, you will always have two different square roots for a given number. If you want to find out the possible values, the easiest way is to use De Moivre's formula. Our calculator is on edge because the square root is not a well-defined function on a complex number. We calculate all complex roots from any number - even in expressions:

sqrt(9i) = 2.1213203+2.1213203

**i**

sqrt(10-6i) = 3.2910412-0.9115656

**i**

pow(-32,1/5)/5 = -0.4

pow(1+2i,1/3)*sqrt(4) = 2.439233+0.9434225

**i**

pow(-5i,1/8)*pow(8,1/3) = 2.3986959-0.4771303

**i**

### Square, power, complex exponentiation

Our calculator can power any complex number to an integer (positive, negative), real, or even complex number. In other words, we calculate 'complex number to a complex power' or 'complex number raised to a power'...Famous example:

$i_{i}=e_{−π/2}$

i^2 = -1i^61 =

**i**

(6-2i)^6 = -22528-59904

**i**

(6-i)^4.5 = 2486.1377428-2284.5557378

**i**

(6-5i)^(-3+32i) = 2929449.0399425-9022199.5826224

**i**

i^i = 0.2078795764

pow(1+i,3) = -2+2

**i**

### Functions

- sqrt
- Square Root of a value or expression.
- sin
- the sine of a value or expression. Autodetect radians/degrees.
- cos
- the cosine of a value or expression. Autodetect radians/degrees.
- tan
- tangent of a value or expression. Autodetect radians/degrees.
- exp
- e (the Euler Constant) raised to the power of a value or expression
- pow
- Power one complex number to another integer/real/complex number
- ln
- The natural logarithm of a value or expression
- log
- The base-10 logarithm of a value or expression
- abs or |1+i|
- The absolute value of a value or expression
- phase
- Phase (angle) of a complex number
- cis
- is less known notation: cis(x) = cos(x)+ i sin(x); example: cis (pi/2) + 3 = 3+
**i** - conj
- the conjugate of a complex number - example: conj(4i+5) = 5-4
**i**

#### Examples:

• cube root: cuberoot(1-27i)• roots of Complex Numbers: pow(1+i,1/7)

• phase, complex number angle: phase(1+i)

• cis form complex numbers: 5*cis(45°)

• The polar form of complex numbers: 10L60

• complex conjugate calculator: conj(4+5i)

• equation with complex numbers: (z+i/2 )/(1-i) = 4z+5i

• system of equations with imaginary numbers: x-y = 4+6i; 3ix+7y=x+iy

• De Moivre's theorem - equation: z^4=1

• multiplication of three complex numbers: (1+3i)(3+4i)(−5+3i)

• Find the product of 3-4i and its conjugate.: (3-4i)*conj(3-4i)

• operations with complex numbers: (3-i)^3

## Complex numbers in word problems:

- Moivre 2

Find the cube roots of 125(cos 288° + i sin 288°). - Goniometric form

Determine the goniometric form of a complex number z = √ 110 +4 i. - Log

Calculate the value of expression log |-7 -i +i²| . - Modulus and argument

Find the mod z and argument z if z=i

- ABS CN

Calculate the absolute value of the complex number -15-29i. - The modulus

Find the modulus of the complex number 2 + 5i - Distance two imaginary numbs

Find the distance between two complex number: z_{1}=(-8+i) and z_{2}=(-1+i). - ABS, ARG, CONJ, RECIPROCAL

Let z=-√2-√2i where i2 = -1. Find |z|, arg(z), z* (where * indicates the complex conjugate), and (1/z). Where appropriate, write your answers in the form a + i b, where both a and b are real numbers. Indicate the positions of z, z*, and (1/z) on an Argand

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