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Find the coordinates of the points which divide the line segment joining the points (−4, 0) and (0, 6) in four equal parts.

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Let A(−4, 0) and B(0, 6) be the given points.

And, Let P,Q,Rbe the points which divide AB in four equal points..

We know AP: PB =1:3

Therefore, Coordinates of P are

We know that Q is midpoint of AB

Therefore, Coordinates of Q are

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