What type of equation is this ? I have taken studied this type of subject years ago and now I need to refresh.

Problem:

Solve for x and y in

Thanks !

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- Dec 18th 2010, 01:20 AMdugongsterAdvanced Math Refresher
What type of equation is this ? I have taken studied this type of subject years ago and now I need to refresh.

Problem:

Solve for x and y in

Thanks ! - Dec 18th 2010, 01:44 AMProve It
Equating real and imaginary parts gives

and .

Rearranging equation 1 gives .

Substituting into equation 2 gives

or or

It should be clear that you can not let , so that means or .

Now substituting back into gives

or

or .

So the solutions are and .