Find the ratio in which the y-axis divides the line segment joining the points (-4, -6) and (10, 12). Also, find the coordinates of the point of division.

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

Expert Answer:

Let the y-axis divide the line segment joining the points (-4,-6) and (10,12) in the ratio k: 1 and the point of the intersection be (0,y).

Using section formula, we have:

Thus, the coordinates of the point of division are

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