If the intercept of a line between the coordinate axes is divided by the point (-5,4) in the ratio 1 : 2, then find the equation of the line.

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asked Feb 20, 2018 in Class XI Maths by rahul152 (-2,843 points)
If the intercept of a line between the coordinate axes is divided by the point (-5,4) in the ratio 1 : 2, then find the equation of the line.

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answered Feb 20, 2018 by nikita74 (-1,018 points)

Let the line through the point P(-5, 4) meets axis at A(h, 0) and B(0, k)
According to the question, we have AP: BP =1:2.

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