math

posted by .

Why can not a line segment have more than one midpoint

Because the definition of a line segment is a segment with two endpoints. If there are only two endpoints then there can only be one middle, hence one midpoint.

Similar Questions

1. MIDPOINT OF A LINE SEGMENT

HOW DO YOU FIND THE END POINT OF A SEGMENT WHEN YOU ONLY HAVE THE MIDPOINT AND ONE OF THE ENDPOINTS?
2. Geometry

Prove that the tangents to a circle at the endpoints of a diameter are parallel. State what is given, what is to be proved, and your plan of proof. Then write a two-column proof. Hint draw a DIAGRAM with the points labeled. Can some …
3. geometry

if a pointis onthe perpendicular bisector of a segment,then it is:A. the midpoint of the segment,B.equidistant from the endpoints of the segment. C. on the segment. D.equidistant from the midpoint and one endpoint of the segment.
4. Geometry

1.) what is the length of the line segment whose endpoints are (1,1) and (3,-3)?
5. algebra

the midpoint of a line segment is (3,4). one of the endpoints of that line segment is (7,4). what is the other endpoint?
6. Math

Determine the value of y so that the line segment with endpoints P(3, y) and Q(-3, -1) is parallel to the line segment with endpoints R(-4, 9) and S(5,6).
7. geometry

Which of these is a correct step in constructing congruent line segments?
8. Geometry

The endpoints of a line segment are at the coordinates (4, -2, 5) and (6, 4, -3). What is the midpoint of the segment?
9. Geometry

The endpoints of a line segment are at the coordinates (4, -2, 5) and (6, 4, -3). What is the midpoint of the segment?
10. geometry

A line segment on a number line has its endpoints at -9 and 6 find the coordinate of the midpoint of the segment please help the answer choices are A.1.5 B.-1.5 C.2 D.-3

More Similar Questions