Returns the imaginary coefficient of a complex number in x + yi or x + yj text format.
Syntax
IMAGINARY(inumber)
Inumber is a complex number for which you want the imaginary coefficient.
Remarks
 Use COMPLEX to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.
Example
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Formula 
Description (Result) 
=IMAGINARY("3+4i") 
Imaginary coefficient of the complex number 3+4i (4) 
=IMAGINARY("0j") 
Imaginary coefficient of the complex number 0j (1) 
=IMAGINARY(4) 
Imaginary coefficient 4 (0) 
