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becca9898

  • one year ago

Really need help to understand this question!! 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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    this means there's 3 units between A & Q for every 1 unit between Q & B |dw:1439536789653:dw| you can use SAD to find the point Q

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_2WT3Bw-bg

  3. becca9898
    • one year ago
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    Thank you! This video should help!

  4. becca9898
    • one year ago
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    @stone20 this still isnt making sense

  5. becca9898
    • one year ago
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    I created a right triangle like in the video, but I am unsure on how to use my ratio like he did.

  6. hartnn
    • one year ago
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    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! |dw:1439545954472:dw|

  7. hartnn
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1439546058395:dw| Let me know if that helps a bit? then we can proceed :)

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