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Point A is located at  (3, 6) and point B is located at (10, −2) .

What are the coordinates of the point that partitions the directed line segment AB¯¯¯¯¯ in a  1:3 ratio?

 

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 Dec 11, 2017
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x coordinate  = 3 + [ 10 - 3] (1/4)  =  3 + [ 7 ] (1/4)   =  3 + 7/4  =  19/4

 

y coordinate  =  6 +  [ -2 - 6 ] (1/4)  =  6 +[ -8 ] (1/4)  = 6 -2  =  4

 

 

So the coordinate is  (19/4, 4 )  =  (4.75, 4)

 

 

cool cool cool

 Dec 11, 2017

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