Solve for: (2+4i)+(4-i)

Expression: $\left( 2+4i \right)+\left( 4-i \right)$

Remove unnecessary parentheses

$2+4i+\left( 4-i \right)$

When there is a $+$ in front of an expression in parentheses, the expression remains the same

$2+4i+4-i$

Add the numbers

$6+4i-i$

Collect like terms

$6+3i$