Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 2:58pm.

I don't understand this,so can you please explain more clearly. Where did you get the 1/5?

1.The point P divides the interval joining A(-1,-2) to B(9,3) internally in the ratio 4:1. Find the coordinates of P.

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**Henry **, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:52pm
A(-1,-2),P(x,y),B(9,3).

x-(-1) = 4(9-x)

x+1 = 36-4x

5x = 35

X = 7.

y-(-2) = 4(3-y)

y+2 = 12-4y

5y = 10

Y = 2.

P(7,2).

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