Midpoint Formula

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Midpoint Formula

Postby Jane » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:05 am

IB Mathematics SL, midpoint formula

How can we find the coordinates of the midpoint of line segment BC where B(2,6) and C(-1,-8) ?

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Re: Midpoint Formula

Postby nicole » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:08 am

IB Math SL, midpoint formula

The coordinates of the midpoint of a line segment defined by the points and is given by the following formula:



Applying the above formula in our case we have







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Re: Midpoint Formula

Postby Jane » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:09 am

Thanks Nicole!
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