# Find the coordina

Let P(x, y) be the point that divides the join of A(-5, 11) and B(4, -7) in the ratio 2 : 7

Formula: If m1 : m2 is the ratio in which the join of two points is divided by another point (x, y), then  Here, x1 = -5, x2 = 4, y1 = 11 and y2 = -7

Substituting,   x = -3   y = 8

Therefore, the coordinates of the point which divided the join of A(-5, 11) and B(4, -7) in the ratio 2 : 7 is (-3, 8).

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