Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
Find the real numbers x and y that make the equation true.
5 + yi = x + 3i
 one year ago
 one year ago
Find the real numbers x and y that make the equation true. 5 + yi = x + 3i
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Closed

UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[5 + yi = x + 3i\] \[5=x;\qquad y=3\]
 one year ago

CalcmathleteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
What ^ did is basically bring the x and y terms to one side. \[5 + yi = x + 3i\]\[x  yi = 5  3i\]Then separate the real and imaginary portions since they cannot mix. \[x = 5\]\[yi = 3i\]\[y = 3\]
 one year ago

starowl1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay thank you for explaining it to me ^_^"
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.