# Math Help - [5 MINUTES] Need help with a simple Algebra problem.. PLEASE AND THANK YOU

1. ## [5 MINUTES] Need help with a simple Algebra problem.. PLEASE AND THANK YOU

Write the expression in the standard form a+bi

1/2-5i

2. ## Re: [5 MINUTES] Need help with a simple Algebra problem.. PLEASE AND THANK YOU

It already is in that form.

a=1/2

b=-5.

Yes I know what you meant. $\frac{1}{2-5i}$

Multiply top and bottom by 2+5i.

3. ## Re: [5 MINUTES] Need help with a simple Algebra problem.. PLEASE AND THANK YOU

Originally Posted by NeedHelpman
Write the expression in the standard form a+bi
1/2-5i

$\frac{1}{z} = \frac{{\overline z }}{{\left| z \right|^2 }}$

4. ## Re: [5 MINUTES] Need help with a simple Algebra problem.. PLEASE AND THANK YOU

Originally Posted by NeedHelpman
Write the expression in the standard form a+bi

1/2-5i
Don't spam your problem. It won't get you help any faster.