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Point A is located at  (4, 1) and point B is located at (9, 13) .

What are the coordinates of the point that partitions the directed line segment AB¯¯¯¯¯ in a  4:1 ratio?

 

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AngelRay  Nov 20, 2017
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(4, 1)    and ( 9, 13)

 

The coordinates of the point are given by

 

( 4 + (4/5)(9 - 4) ,  1  + (4/5)(13 - 1)  )   =

 

( 4 +  4,  1  + 48/5 )  =

 

(8 , 53/5)

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 20, 2017

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