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

 Apr 29, 2020
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Start at R      x   goes from  -6   to  15     = 21      add 2/3 of this to -6 =  8

                     y goes from     19 to -5     = -24       add 2/3 of this to 19 =  3

 

x,y    =    8,3

 Apr 29, 2020
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Given R(-6,19) and S(15,-5) , what are the coordinates of the point on segment RS two-thirds of the distance from R to S ?

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 Apr 29, 2020

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