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If P x, y is any point on the line joining the points A a,0 and B b,0 show that xa+yb=1.

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Given that P(x,y) be any point on the straight line AB cuts off intercepts a and b on x-axis at A(a,0) and y-axis at B(0,b) .
Slope of the straight line AB=ba
Then the equation of straight line by the slope - intercept form
y=(bax+b)
yb=(1ax+1)
xa+yb=1.

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