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Point E is located at  (−4, 5) and point F is located at (7, 2) .

What are the coordinates of the point that partitions the directed line segment EF¯¯¯¯¯ in a  6:4 ratio?

 

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AngelRay  Nov 13, 2017
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E is located at  (−4, 5) and point F is located at (7, 2) 

 

[ -4 +  (6/10)(7 - -4), 5 + (6/10)(2 -5) ]

 

[ -4 + (6/10) (11) , 5 + (6/10)(-3) ] 

 

[ -4 + (3/5)(11) , 5 + (3/5)(-3) ] 

 

[ -4 + 33/5, 5 - 9/5 ]

 

[ -20/5 + 33/5 , 25/5 - 9/5 ]

 

[ 13/5 , 16/5 ]

 

[ 2.6 , 3.2]

 

 

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CPhill  Nov 13, 2017

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