math

For what real values of x and y are the numbers -3+i^2y and x^2+y+4i are conjugate complex

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 87
asked by haritha
  1. -3 + i^2y = -3-y
    The conjugate of x^2+y + 4i is x^2+y -4i

    so, we want -3-y = x^2+y - 4i
    In no case is that ever true
    We can have -3-y = x^2+y, but there's no way to get the -4i

    I suspect a typo in the problem.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Steve

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Complex Number Proof

    Prove: If Z and W are complex numbers, then the conjugate of (Z+W) is equal to the conjugate of Z plus the conjugate of W. My thought is that this is kind of like the distributive property, but I'm not sure. It doesn't help that I

    asked by Amy on June 11, 2008
  2. math 116

    What is the difference between domain and range? The domain of a function is the set of all values for the independent variable (in the following example, that's the x) for which the function is defined. That is, if you have a

    asked by sue on January 7, 2010
  3. Algebra

    The vertex of a parabola is at (-2,4), and the x-intercepts are at -6 and 2. Determine the domain and range of the function. a. D: all real numbers R: all real numbers b. D: all real numbers R: y ≤ 4 c. D: -6 ≤ x ≤ 2 R: y

    asked by Emma on July 4, 2014
  4. Algebra 2

    1. The roots of the quadratic equation z^2 + az + b = 0 are 2 - 3i and 2 + 3i. What is a+b? 2. Find all pairs of real numbers (x,y) such that x + y = 6 and x^2 + y^2 = 28. If you find more than one pair, then list your pairs in

    asked by Nanami on October 7, 2017
  5. Algebra

    57. Find the domain of: y= 5 _____ 2x+24 a. all real numbers except 12 b. all real numbers except 0.08 c. all real numbers except -0.08 d. all real numbers except -12 I still don't get how to do these, and this one looks even more

    asked by y912f on May 7, 2010
  1. algebra

    Find all positive values for k for which each of the following can be factored. x^2+3x+kthe coefficent of the middle term is 3 3=2+1 k=2*1=2 did i do this right This one I had no Idea where to start can some one please explain it

    asked by allen on May 9, 2007
  2. Math

    For what real values of k will the roots of the equation kx^2-3kx=2 be real numbers?

    asked by JR 8 on October 24, 2016
  3. math

    cx+7 if x2 determine any values of c which make f continuous for all real numbers (c=6) determine any values of c which make f differentiable for all real numbers ???

    asked by alberto on January 24, 2011
  4. Math

    Which set of best describes the numbers used on a scale for a standard thermometer? A.whole numbers B.rational numbers C.real numbers D.integers I choose Real Numbers if I am incorrect can you explain why.

    asked by Olivia on May 10, 2015
  5. Algebra 1-- Please, check my answers!

    1. What is ((-12x^6 + x)) / ((-4x^2))? A: 3x^4 - 1/4x 2. What is the greatest common factor of the terms of the polynomial 6x^3 - 18x^2 + 12x + 3? A: 3? 3. Which is a solution to n/n+2 = -8/n? a. -4 b. -2 c. 2 d. 4 A: a? 4. Which

    asked by Victoria on June 10, 2014

More Similar Questions