Add the complex numbers 3+2i+1-5i.

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We have to add 3 + 2i + 1 -5i.

When adding complex and real numbers complex terms can be added with each other only. The same goes for the real terms.

So 3 + 2i + 1 -5i

=> 3 + 1 + 2i -5i

=> 4 - 3i

The required result is 4 - 3i.

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