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Point E is located at  (−4, 5) and point F is located at (7, 2)

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What are the coordinates of the point that partitions the directed line segment EF¯¯¯¯¯ in a  6:4 ratio?

 

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TruMu92  Jan 18, 2018

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new x coordinate  =  -4 + 6 * (7 + 4) / (6 + 4)  =  -4 + 6 * 11/10  =  -4 + 66/10  =  -4 + 6.6  =  2.6

 

new y coordinate  =   5 -  6 * (5  - 2) / (6 + 4)  =   5 -  6 *  3/10   =   5 -  18/10  =   5 -  1.8  =  3.2

 

(2.6, 3.2)

hectictar  Jan 18, 2018
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new x coordinate  =  -4 + 6 * (7 + 4) / (6 + 4)  =  -4 + 6 * 11/10  =  -4 + 66/10  =  -4 + 6.6  =  2.6

 

new y coordinate  =   5 -  6 * (5  - 2) / (6 + 4)  =   5 -  6 *  3/10   =   5 -  18/10  =   5 -  1.8  =  3.2

 

(2.6, 3.2)

hectictar  Jan 18, 2018

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