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A point T on a segment with endpoints D(1, 4) and F(7, 1) partitions the segment in a 2:1 ratio. Find T. You must show all work to receive credit. (10 points)

 May 22, 2020
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Not  to  hard  to  find  this....T is  (2/3)  of  the  distance  from D to F

 

The coordinates  of T  can be found as

 

[ 1 + (2/3)(7 - 1)  ,  4 + (2/3)(1 - 4) ]  =

 

[ 1 + (2/3)(6) , 4 + (2/3)(-3) ]  =

 

[ 1 + 4.   4  - 2 ]  =

 

( 5 , 2)

 

 

 

cool cool cool

 
 May 22, 2020

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