Answer :

Let the ends of our 8cm line be A and B.


Method-1:


Let us divide the given line into five equal parts as below.



Here if we consider AD, DB then we can notice that AD = 2parts and DB = 3 parts


Hence



Method-2: (by using the ratios)


Then the point dividing our line from end A will be






And it will be= 8-3.2 = 4.8cm from end B.



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