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The line joining the points A (-3, -10) and B (-2, 6) is divided by the point P such that PBAB=15. Find the co-ordinates of P.


Solution


Let the co-ordinates of point p are (x,y)

Given PB:AB=1:5
therefore
PB:PA=1:4
Co-ordinates of P are
left parenthesis x comma y right parenthesis equals open parentheses fraction numerator 4 cross times left parenthesis negative 2 right parenthesis plus 1 cross times left parenthesis negative 3 right parenthesis over denominator 5 end fraction comma fraction numerator 4 cross times 6 plus 1 cross times left parenthesis negative 10 right parenthesis over denominator 5 end fraction close parentheses equals open parentheses fraction numerator negative 11 over denominator 5 end fraction comma 14 over 5 close parentheses

Mathematics
Concise Mathematics
Standard X

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