Lesson Plan: Equating, Adding, and Subtracting Complex Numbers | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Equating, Adding, and Subtracting Complex Numbers | Nagwa

# Lesson Plan: Equating, Adding, and Subtracting Complex Numbers Mathematics

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to equate, add, and subtract complex numbers.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• understand that when equating, adding, or subtracting complex numbers, the real and imaginary parts can be considered separately,
• interpret and solve problems involving the equality of two complex numbers,
• interpret and solve problems involving the addition and/or subtraction of two or more complex numbers.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• the square root of ,
• the notation for the real and imaginary parts of a complex number.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• multiplication, division, and exponentiation of complex numbers,
• representing complex numbers on an Argand diagram.