Returns the difference of two complex numbers in x + yi or x + yj text format.
If this function is not available, and returns the #NAME? error, install and load the Analysis ToolPak addin.
How?
 On the Tools menu, click AddIns.
 In the AddIns available list, select the Analysis ToolPak box, and then click OK.
 If necessary, follow the instructions in the setup program.
Syntax
IMSUB(inumber1,inumber2)
Inumber1 is the complex number from which to subtract inumber2.
Inumber2 is the complex number to subtract from inumber1.
Remarks
 Use COMPLEX to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.
 The difference of two complex numbers is:
Example
The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.
How to copy an example
 Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
 Select the example in the Help topic.
Note Do not select the row or column headers.
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) 
=IMSUB("13+4i","5+3i") 
Difference between the two complex numbers in the formula (8 + i) 
