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(-8, -7) to (9,−6) that partitions the segment into a ratio of 3 to 1?

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 Oct 7, 2019
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(-8, -7) to (9,−6) that partitions the segment into a ratio of 3 to 1?

 

We can find the partition point thusly :

 

[ (-8) + (3/4)(9 - -8) ,  -7 + (3/4)(-6 - -7) ]  =

 

[ -8 + (3/4) (17) , -7 + (3/4)(1) ]  =

 

[-8 + 51/4 , -7 + 3/4] =

 

(19/4, -25/4)

 

cool cool cool

 Oct 7, 2019

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