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Given the points C(-1,-5) and D(-7,-11), find the coordinates of point E on CD such that the ratio of CE to ED is 5:3

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The coordinates of E are (2,1).

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Given the points C(-1,-5) and D(-7,-11), find the coordinates of point E on CD such that the ratio of CE to ED is 5:3

Hello Guest!

$$x_E=x_C-\frac{5}{8}(x_C-x_D)=-1-\frac{5}{8}(-1-(-7))\\ x_E=-4.75$$

$$y_E=y_C-\frac{5}{8}(y_C-y_D)=-5-\frac{5}{8}(-5-(-11))\\ y_E=-8.75$$

The coordinates of point E are

$$E(-4.75,-8.75)$$

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Given the points C(-1,-5) and D(-7,-11), find the coordinates of point E on CD such that the ratio of CE to ED is 5:3

Sep 2, 2020