How do you graph 2((z+zbar)/2) + ((z-zbar)/2i) = 5 ?

I've been stuck on this problem where z is a complex number z=x+iy and zbar is the conjugate of z. A little help would be very appreciated thanks in advance (:

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- Dec 2nd 2012, 03:21 PMSlyy23Need help solving a complex numbers problem
How do you graph 2((z+zbar)/2) + ((z-zbar)/2i) = 5 ?

I've been stuck on this problem where z is a complex number z=x+iy and zbar is the conjugate of z. A little help would be very appreciated thanks in advance (: - Dec 2nd 2012, 03:25 PMProve ItRe: Need help solving a complex numbers problem
One possibility is to set $\displaystyle \displaystyle \begin{align*} z = x + i\,y \end{align*}$ so that $\displaystyle \displaystyle \begin{align*} \overline{z} = x - i\,y \end{align*}$. Substitute these into your equation and see if you can solve for x and y...

- Dec 2nd 2012, 04:04 PMSlyy23Re: Need help solving a complex numbers problem
Thanks :) I tried doing what you said and it's more simple than I thought unless I didn't do the right thing... I got y=-2x+5

- Dec 2nd 2012, 04:06 PMProve ItRe: Need help solving a complex numbers problem
I get that as well. So it's obviously a line in the complex plane that contains all the points satisfying the given equation :)