Posted by **Lydia** on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 10:49pm.

M is the midpoint of segment AN, A has coordinates (-6,2) and M has coordinates (-1, -3). What are the coordinates of N?

- Geometry -
**Damon**, Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:03pm
-1 - (-6) = +5

-1 + 5 = 4

-3 -2 = -5

-3 +(-5) = -8

so

(4,-8)

check

Is -1 halfway between -6 and +4

yes

Is -3 halfway between 2 and -8

yes

- Geometry -
**Lydia**, Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:08pm
Ok, I think I understand. so the coordinates of N are (4, -8)

- Geometry -
**Damon**, Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:10pm
yes

- Geometry -
**Damon**, Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:10pm
Graph it to see what I did.

- Geometry -
**Lydia**, Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:22pm
Thanks so much! I get it now

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Geometry Help - 1.) An isosceles triangle ΔABC has its altitude at the y-axis ...
- Geometry HELP - An isosceles triangle ΔABC has its altitude at the y-axis and ...
- Geometry - Suppose the coordinate of P is 2, PQ = 8, and PR = 12. What are the ...
- Geometry - The midpoint of line segment AB is (1,2). The coordinates of A are (-...
- Geometry - I keep getting the same answer but it is wrong. How do I work this? M...
- geometry - B is the midpoint of AC. A has coordinates (-3,4), and B has ...
- geometry - Given the coordinates of one endpoint of line segment AB and its ...
- Geometry - The midpoint of line AB has coordinates of (5,-1). If the coordinates...
- Geometry; Check answers? - For each graph, find (a)AB to the nearest tenth and (...
- algebra - IF M(3-1) is the midpoint of the segment AB and A(8.12) is the ...

More Related Questions