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A point Q on a segment with endpoints A (2, -1) and C (4, 2) partitions the segment in a 3:1 ratio. Find Q.
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this means there's 3 units between A & Q for every 1 unit between Q & B
you can use SAD to find the point Q
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@stone20 this still isnt making sense
I created a right triangle like in the video, but I am unsure on how to use my ratio like he did.
suppose a partitions a segment in the ratio 1:1
what does that mean?
that both the partitioned parts are equal!
that is, the point that partitions is a mid-point :)
now what if a point partitions a segment in the ratio 3:1 ??
that means one of the partition is 3 times longer than the other!
Let me know if that helps a bit? then we can proceed :)