This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the IMDIV function in Microsoft Excel.

Description

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

Syntax

IMDIV(inumber1, inumber2)

The IMDIV function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Inumber1    Required. The complex numerator or dividend.

  • Inumber2    Required. 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:

    Equation

Example

Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.

Formula

Description

Result

=IMDIV("-238+240i","10+24i")

Quotient of the two complex numbers in the formula.

5+12i

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