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Given R(-6,19) and S(15,-5), what are the coordinate of the point on segment RS two thirds of the distance from R to S?

 Dec 7, 2020
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We  have

 

[  ( -6 +  (2/3)(15 - -6)  ,   19 +  (2/3) (-5 - 19)  ]   =

 

[ -6 + (2/3) (21)  ,  19 + (2/3) (-24)  ]   =

 

[  -6 + 14  ,  19  -16  ]  =

 

( 8 , 3)

 

cool cool cool

 Dec 7, 2020

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