Find the point which divides the join of(3,-1)and(1,-3) in the ratio 1:3.Find also the co-ordinates of the point which divides the join in the ratio 1:3.

Asked by Prayansh Pandey | 19th Jan, 2014, 01:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Let P(3,-1) and Q(1,-3) be two points.
 
Let R(x,y) be the point which divides the line joining P and Q in the ratio 1: 3.
 
Thus the coordinates of R are
 

Answered by Vimala Ramamurthy | 19th Jan, 2014, 06:49: PM

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