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

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  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.

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