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Re: Complex Variables

This does not declare the symbols to be real, but it solves the given 
example, since ComplexExpand[] assumes all variables in the expression 
to be real:

ComplexExpand[Conjugate[x+I y]]

x-\[ImaginaryI] y


wwolfe18 at wrote:
> This has been annoying me for a while.
> Is there a way to declare symbols to be real so that
> Re[x + i y]  gives x and Conjugate[x + i y] gives x - i y etc?
> Warren Wolfe

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