Suppose that x and y are real numbers such that (2+3x)-(5-3y)i = 11+7i.

Find the values of x and y.

Thank you for any help!

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- November 19th 2008, 03:07 PMlive_laugh_luv27Imaginary Numbers
Suppose that x and y are real numbers such that (2+3x)-(5-3y)i = 11+7i.

Find the values of x and y.

Thank you for any help! - November 19th 2008, 04:09 PMTheoretically!
How about equating the REAL part of the left side of equation to the REAL part of the right side of equation?Then equate the IMAGINARY parts of the two sides in the same sense!

- November 19th 2008, 04:12 PMlive_laugh_luv27
(2+3x)-(5-3y)i = 11+7i.

So...

2+3x = 11 and (5-3y)i = 7i ??? - November 19th 2008, 04:15 PMJhevon