Q. 305.0( 3 Votes )

Find the co

Answer :

Let the P(a, b) and Q(c, d) divide the line segment AB in three equal parts.


P divides AB in 1:2

Section formula

If a point P(x, y) divides a line segment joining A(x1, y1) and B(x2, y2) in a ratio m:n, then coordinates of P are

Hence, Coordinates of P:

Also, Q is the mid-point of PB

we know that, mid-point of line joining the points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is

Hence, coordinates of Q:

(c, d) = (–2, –5)

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