OpenStudy (anonymous):

Help please? Given a directed segment with end points A(3,2) and B(6,11), what is the point that divides AB two-thirds from A to B?

1 year ago
OpenStudy (marihelenh):

Do you know how to find midpoint? This is pretty similar to that

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Isn't it x1 + x2/2 and then the same for y?

1 year ago
OpenStudy (marihelenh):

Yes, that is how to find midpoint. If we are looking for the two-thirds point between the two, then first divide by 3 instead of 2. \[\frac{ x _{1}+ x _{2} }{ 3 }\]

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

You can leave xD no one asked you to be rude on my question

1 year ago
OpenStudy (janu16):

just ignore tht person. so immature of them to be doing this

1 year ago
OpenStudy (marihelenh):

And the same for y.

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

When and where

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

So I got (3,4.333)

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

its 56416541623 2651

1 year ago
OpenStudy (marihelenh):

Good, that indicates one-third. If we are going for two-thirds, just multiply both by 2.

1 year ago
OpenStudy (janu16):

@phi this one^^

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

(6,8.667) ?

1 year ago
OpenStudy (marihelenh):

Yep!

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thank you!!

1 year ago
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