The real part of a Complex Number is the Real Number *not* multiplying *i*, so
. In terms of itself,

where is the Complex Conjugate of .

**References**

Abramowitz, M. and Stegun, C. A. (Eds.).
*Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, 9th printing.*
New York: Dover, p. 16, 1972.

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