James B.

asked • 01/15/17

value of x+y

If x+yi/1+i = 7/7+i, where x and y are real numbers, what is the value of x+y?

Mark M.

(x + yi) / (1 + i)
or
x + yi / (1 + i)?
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James B.

No parentheses num. or denom.
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Mark M. answered • 01/15/17

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James B.

I now see the reason for your question. The three binomials should have parentheses-sorry.
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Mark M.

Because of the limitations of this site, the use of grouping symbols is essential for tutors to respond appropriately.
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James B.

Thank you very much!
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01/16/17

Mark M.

You are welcome very much!
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