Given A(2,12) and B(5,0) find the coordinates of P such that P seperates AB in two two parts with a ratio 2 to 1? I do not know how to set this problem up please help me. Thank you
Hello, IDontunderstand!
Given and , find the coordinates of point
that seperates into two parts with ratio 2:1.
If P is of the way from to , then:
. . the -coordinate is of the way from 2 and 5 (the two -coordinates)
. . the -coordinate is of the way from 12 and 0 (the two -coordindates).
. . . .
Therefore: .