Draw a line segment AB = 6 cm. Divide it externally in the ratio 3: 5

Asked by Topperlearning User | 27th Jul, 2017, 01:45: PM

Expert Answer:

 

Here, the ratio is a; b, where a < b. Find a point P on AB produced such that

AP: PB = 3: 5Thus take AP = 3 units, PB = 5 units and so AB = 2units.

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Answered by  | 27th Jul, 2017, 03:45: PM