# Find the points of trisection of the line segment joining the points:

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Find the points of trisection of the line segment joining the points:

(i) (5, -6) and (- 7, 5),

(ii) (3, -2) and (- 3, - 4)

(iii) (2, -2) and (-7, 4).

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(i) Let P and Q be the point of trisection of AB i.e., AP=PQ=QB Therefore, P divides AB internally in the ratio of 1:2, thereby applying section formula, the coordinates of P will be Now, Q also divides AB internally in the ratio of 2:1 there its coordinates are (ii) Let P, Q be the point of tri section of AB i.e.,

AP=PQ=QB Therefore, P divides AB internally in the ratio of 1:2

Hence by applying section formula, Coordinates of P are Now, Q also divides as internally in the ratio of 2:1

So, the coordinates of Q are (iii) Let P and Q be the points of trisection of AB i.e., AP=PQ=OQ Therefore, P divides AB internally in the ratio 1 : 2. Therefore, the coordinates of P, by applying the section formula, are Now, Q also divides AB internally in the ration 2 : 1. So, the coordinates of Q are 