Q. 1 A4.1( 14 Votes )

Find the co-ordinates of the point which divides the line segment joining two point s in the given ratio for the following:

(6, –4) and (–8, 10); in the ratio 3: 4 internally

Answer :

Let the co-ordinates of the point which divides the line segment be (x, y) –

And, we know, by section formula



(Where, m and n are the ratios, (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) are the coordinates of the line segment.)




x = 0


And,




y = 2


the co-ordinates of the point which divides the line segment joining two point s in the given ratio is (0, 2).


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