# In what ratio is the line segment joining the points A(-4, 2) and B(8, 3) divided by the y-axis? Also, find the point of intersection.

Let the point which cuts the join of A(-4, 2) and B(8, 3) in the ratio k : 1 be P(0, y)

Formula: If k : 1 is the ratio in which the join of two points are divided by another point (x, y), then  Taking for the x co-ordinate, 8k = 4 Therefore,   Therefore, the ratio in which the line segment joining the points A(-4, 2) and B(8, 3) divided by the y-axis is 1 : 2 and the point of intersection is Rate this question :

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