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The equation of the straight line which passes through the point  such that the portion of the line between the axes is divided internally by the point in the ratio 5:3 is

a)

b)

c)

d)

None of these


Question ID - 52917 | Toppr Answer

The equation of the straight line which passes through the point  such that the portion of the line between the axes is divided internally by the point in the ratio 5:3 is

a)

b)

c)

d)

None of these

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Let the line cut the axis at points  and . Now given that  divides  in ratio 5:3. Then,

  and  . Therefore,  and . Then using the intercept from , the equation of line is

or 



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