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Find the coordinates of the point R on the line segment joining the points P(- 1, 3) and Q(2, 5) such that PR = 3PQ/5.

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Given that,

Suppose, R(x, y) be the point which divides the line segment joining the points P(-1, 3) and Q(2, 5) in the ratio 3:2.

Hence, the required coordinates of the point R is (4/5, 21/5).

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