(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

For triangle XYZ, point P divides XZ in the ratio 3:1 and Q is the midpoint of XY. If R is the point of intersection of PY and QZ, find the ratio into which R divides PY.

2. Relevant equations

This is the only equation that may pertain to this that I can think of.

For line segment APB, vector OP= b/(a+b) OA + a/(a+b) OB, where O is any point and and b are the ratios.

3. The attempt at a solution

I really need help, this is all i can come up with.

we are looking for PR:RY

RP=1/4 RX + 3/4 RZ

RQ=1/2 RX + 1/2 RY

and RP, RZ, RQ, AND RY are vectors

help please

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# Homework Help: Ratios of Segments

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