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    Complex numbers

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    a) All the complex numbers having real part -1
    b) All the complex numbers having imaginary part 3/2

    Is a) just all the numbers lying on the x axis and b) all numbers lying on the y axis?
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    Is a) just all the numbers lying on the x axis and b) all numbers lying on the y axis?
    It's strange that you are ignoring numbers -1 and 3/2. What about all the complex numbers having imaginary part 3/4: is it also the y axis? So, does the exact value of the imaginary part not matter?

    The real part of a complex number is its x-coordinate, and the imaginary part is its y-coordinate.
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    a) z = -1 + yi, y \in R
    b) z = x + i\frac{3}{2}, x \in R
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