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Point P divides a line segment AB in the ratio k:1.
A is at (2,4) and B is at (10,12).
Also, P lies on x-axis.
Find the value of k.
  • Your answer should be
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/4