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# In what ratio does the point (3, 4) divide the line segment joining the points (1, 2) and (6, 7)?

Answer :

Let the line segment joining (1, 2) and (6, 7) be divided by the point (3, 4) in the ratio λ : 1.

By internal division formula,

3 =

3λ +3 = 6λ + 1

⇒ 3λ = 2

⇒ λ =

∴ Required ratio is =2:3.

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