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starowl1
 3 years ago
Find the real numbers x and y that make the equation true.
5 + yi = x + 3i
starowl1
 3 years ago
Find the real numbers x and y that make the equation true. 5 + yi = x + 3i

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

Calcmathlete
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3What ^ 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. \[x = 5\]\[yi = 3i\]\[y = 3\]

starowl1
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay thank you for explaining it to me ^_^"
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