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# To divide a line AB in the ratio 5:7 a ray AX is drawn such that ∠BAX is an acute angle. A ray BY is drawn parallel to AX. Points at equal distances marked on AX and BY and named as A1,A2,A3,... and B1,B2,B3,... respectively. Then which two points are to be joined.

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A5,B7
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A7,B5
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A8,B4
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A4,B8
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Solution

## The correct option is A A5,B7The maximum number of points =12In this process once line AX and BX is drawn, it is divided into 12 equal parts. Hence for dividing in ratio 5:9, we will join A5 and B7

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