Posted by **Lynn** on Friday, March 21, 2008 at 7:07pm.

We are suppose to find distance between points and the midpoint (9,8) and (2,1)

I used the distance formula which I thought was the way I should do it.

If I should not have used this, can someone tell me what I did wrong or what formula I should have used?

d=(2-9)^2+(1-8)^2

d=(-7)^2+(-7)^2

d=98

d=72

(9+2/2, 8+1/2)

(11/2,9/2)

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