I need to simplify (i^2+2i+1)/(-i^2+1) to the form #i where # is any coefficient.
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Originally Posted by hayter221 I need to simplify (i^2+2i+1)/(-i^2+1) to the form #i where # is any coefficient. Remember that $\displaystyle i^2 = -1 $ So, $\displaystyle \frac{i^2 + 2i +1}{-i^2 + 1}$ $\displaystyle = \frac{-1 + 2i + 1}{1 + 1}$ $\displaystyle = \frac{2i}{2} $ $\displaystyle = 1i$ or just i
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