Find each of these complex numbers. Write the complex number in its usual form.

i, i^2, i^3

(I think what it means by 'usual form' is i need to unsimplify the i and write it in the (a+bi) form, but im unsure how to do that.)

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- Nov 27th 2008, 09:41 AM14041471Algebra 2 - Complex Numbers
Find each of these complex numbers. Write the complex number in its usual form.

i, i^2, i^3

(I think what it means by 'usual form' is i need to unsimplify the i and write it in the (a+bi) form, but im unsure how to do that.) - Nov 27th 2008, 10:18 AMjames_bond
$\displaystyle i=i\quad i^2=-1\quad i^3=-i$