# Thread: Solving question

1. ## Solving question

Hi
I need help on how to solve the following:

Solve the equation for real values x and y: $x+iy=5$

P.S

2. Originally Posted by Paymemoney
Hi
I need help on how to solve the following:

Solve the equation for real values x and y: $x+iy=5$

P.S
Write the right hand side in terms of its real and imaginary parts.

Then you have

$x + iy = 5 + 0i$.

What do you think $x$ and $y$ are?

3. oh ok so x=5 and y=0

4. Yes