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Point A is at (2,7). Point B is at (6,2).

What point divides segment AB is a 2:3 ratio?

 

 

 

 

 Feb 28, 2019
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A 2 : 3 ratio means that this point is (2/5) of the way from A to B

 

We can find the point thusly :

 

 [ 2 + (6 - 2)(2/5) , 7 + (2 - 7)(2/5) ] =

 

[ 2 + (4)(2/5)  , 7 + (-5)(2/5) ] =

 

[ 2 + 8/5  , 7 - 2   ]    =

 

( 10/5 + 8/5 , 5 ) =

 

(18/5, 5)

 

 

cool cool cool

 Feb 28, 2019

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