The point which divides a gven line - segment externally:
Construction :
i )Draw BX making an actue angle at B.
ii) Starting from B mark three equal
points on BX as shown in the figure.
iii) mark the third division point as M .
iv) Mark the first point (3-2= 1) as N.
v) Join NA.
vi) Draw a line parallel to NA through
M.It meets the produced BA line at P.
vii) P is the required point.