Determine the ratio in which the point P(x, -2) divides the join of A(-4, 3) and B(2, -4). Also, find the value of x.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Let AP: PB = k : 1

By section formula,

2k = 5

Required ratio = 5: 2

Now, x =

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM