# Find the coordinates of the point which divides the line segment joining (3, 4) and (–6, 2) in the ratio 3: 2 externally.

Section formula externally =

Where l = 3 and m = 2

A (3, 4) and B (–6, 2)

=

=

= (–24, –2)

Therefore, the coordinates of point which divides the line is (–24, –2)

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