Hi, I need to find all the real numbers to satisfy x & y for the following equation 2x-1+2yi=4x-5i HELP
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Originally Posted by babs21 Hi, I need to find all the real numbers to satisfy x & y for the following equation 2x-1+2yi=4x-5i HELP The real and imaginary parts of this equation both need to be satisfied. So we have that: $\displaystyle 2x - 1 = 4x$ and $\displaystyle 2y = -5$ Can you take it from here? -Dan
so x = -1/2 and y = -5/2 but what about i I am lost
Originally Posted by topsquark The real and imaginary parts of this equation both need to be satisfied. So we have that: $\displaystyle 2x - 1 = 4x$ and $\displaystyle 2y = -5$ Can you take it from here? -Dan Originally Posted by babs21 so x = -1/2 and y = -5/2 but what about i I am lost I was factored out of the equation $\displaystyle 2yi=-5i$ to make $\displaystyle 2y=-5$
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