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Posted by **PDF** on Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 6:50am.

- MATHEMATICS -
**Reiny**, Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 8:39ammake a sketch and set up simple ratios

let the point P be P(x,y)

(8-x)/(x+2) = 3/2

3x + 6 = 16 - 2x

5x = 10

x = 2

(3-y)/(y+2) = 3/2

3y + 6 = 6 - 2y

5y = 0

y = 0

P is (2,0)

verify with your sketch

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