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Find the ratio in

Answer :

Given A (3, -3) and B (-2, 7)

Let the ratio be k: 1.

We know that the section formula is as follows:

Thus, the coordinates of the point which divides AB in the ratio 1: k are

This point lies on the x-axis, and we know that on the x- axis, y-coordinate is 0.

7k – 3 = 0

7k = 3

k = 3/7

The ratio is 3/7: 1

Putting the value of k = 3/7, we get the point of intersection as

The required ratio is 3/7: 1 and the coordinates of the point of division are (3/2, 0).

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