Sun September 06, 2009 By: Khushal Gupta

Coordinate Geomtery.

Expert Reply
Tue September 08, 2009

The line is trisected means it is divided into three equal parts and the points of trisection are P(p,-2) and

Q(5/3, q).

We notice that P and Q are the mid points of the line AQ and PB respectively.

So, using mid point formula

p = (3+(5)/3)/2 = 14/6 = 7/3

q = 0

Hence the answer.

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