Simplify (1-2i)^2-(1+2i)^2

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Simplify each term.
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Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply .
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Multiply by .
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Add and .
Rewrite as .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Subtract from .
Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply .
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Multiply by .
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Add and .
Rewrite as .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Add and .
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Simplify by adding terms.
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Add and .
Subtract from .
Subtract from .
Simplify (1-2i)^2-(1+2i)^2

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