# Find the coordinates of the point which divides the join of (–1, 7) and (4, –3) in the ratio 2: 3

If (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) are points that are divided in ratio m:n then,

Let D(x, y) be the required point.

Now,

Using the section formula, we get

x = 1

y =

y = 3

Therefore, the point is (1, 3)

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