# The equation of the straight line which passes through the point (-4, 3) such that the portion of the line between the axes is divided internally by the point in the ratio 5 : 3 isA. 9x – 20y + 96 = 0B. 9x + 20y = 24C. 20x + 9y + 53 = 0D. none of these

Let the required line intersects the coordinate axis at (a, 0) and (0, b).

The point (
4, 3) divides the required line in the ratio 5 : 3

-4and

aand b

Hence, the equation of the required line is given below:

-9x + 20y = 96

9x – 20y + 96 = 0

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