easy complex equation

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• October 7th 2008, 11:07 AM
djmccabie
easy complex equation
i know this is an easy equation by how the rest of the worksheet is i just dont know how to solve it :s Only just started the topic

solve in x and y

x + iy = 4 - 2i

please help :)
• October 7th 2008, 11:10 AM
ThePerfectHacker
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Originally Posted by djmccabie
i know this is an easy equation by how the rest of the worksheet is i just dont know how to solve it :s Only just started the topic

solve in x and y

x + iy = 4 - 2i

please help :)

Just compare sides: $x=4$ and $y=-2$.
• October 7th 2008, 11:13 AM
djmccabie
ahh i see, i knew i would be simple, thanks :)