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# Determine all real numbers satisfying given relations

Determine all values for the real numbers and such that the following equations hold.

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1. The equation The value of is arbitrary.

2. Using the formula for the absolute value of a complex number we have Since the equation implies which implies . Therefore, this equation is satisfied by (Note: The answer Apostol gives says , but I think works as well.

3. Again, using the formula for the absolute value of a complex number we have This holds for all real and .

4. We compute as follows, Hence, we must have either and is arbitrary or arbitrary and .

5. We compute, This gives us two equations (since the real parts and imaginary parts must be equal), If then from the second equation we have If then we have so or . But, is not impossible since then is undefined. Therefore we have two possibilities (Note: Apostol only gives the first of these solutions. We can check by a direct substitution that the second solution also works.)

6. Here we note that Therefore, we have Therefore, from the given equation we have 