IMDIV function

Returns the quotient of two complex numbers in x + yi or x + yj text format.

Syntax

IMDIV(inumber1,inumber2)

Inumber1     is the complex numerator or dividend.

Inumber2     is the complex denominator or divisor.

Remarks

• Use COMPLEX to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.
• The quotient of two complex numbers is:

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

• Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
• Select the example in the Help topic.

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Selecting an example from Help
• Press CTRL+C.
• In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
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Formula Description (Result)
=IMDIV("-238+240i","10+24i") Quotient of the two complex numbers in the formula (5 + 12i)

Applies to:
Excel 2007