Line pb is a line segment on a number line. It has endpoints at -2 and 12. What is the coordinate of its midpoint.

My answer would be the total length pf pb is 14 units so the midpoint would be 7.

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. the length is correct. But the midpoint is -2+7 = 5.

    5 = -2+7 = 12-7

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. if three points a,b and c are collinear and b is between a and c then ab+bc=ac

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Math connexus

    Which correctly names a Ray shown in the figure? 1)ap 2) ec** 3)NH 4)Ce Which line is parallel to line b in the diagram 1)ep** 2)al 3)le 4)ap The walls of a room are representations of what basic element of geometry 1)point 2)line

  2. L.A

    Which line in the poem contains a metaphor A. line 25 B. line 18 C. line 16 D. line 6 Line 25: past towns that mark its passing and then Line 18: It claws and crashes as its fury is subdued Line 16: A wildcat roaring past steep

  3. Math

    Which box-and-whisker plot matches the data? 23, 32, 20, 13, 27, 36, 29, 38, 23, 15, 30, 18 A. whisker plot-aAt the bottom of the image, a number line shows the numbers 10 through 40 with a step size of 2. There are dots above the

  4. Geometry

    11. PB is a line segment on a number line it has endpoints at -2 and 12 what is the coordinate of its midpoint Can someone explain this to me??

  1. Geometry

    1.) what is the length of the line segment whose endpoints are (1,1) and (3,-3)? 2.) what are the coordinates of the midpoint of the line segment whose endpoints are (c,0) and (0,d)?

  2. Algebra 1

    A line segment has endpoints j ( 2, 4 ) and l ( 6, 8 ). The point k is the midpoint of jl. What is an equation of a line perpendicular to jl and passing through k?

  3. 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

  4. maths

    the line passes through the points s(6,6) and T(0,-2) determine the gradient of the line the equation of the line the midpoint of the line segment,TS the length of the line segment,TS

  1. Math

    1)Let AB be the directed line segment beginning at point A(1 , 1) and ending at point B(-4 , 6). Find the point P on the line segment that partitions the line segment into the segments AP and PB at a ratio of 5:1. A)(-3 1/6,5 1/6)

  2. geometry

    If a line segment has endpoints A(3x+5, 3y) and B(x-1, -y) what are the coordinates of the midpoint AB?

  3. Geometry

    Please write a paragraph proof for this statement. Point Y is the midpoint of segment XZ. Z is the midpoint of segment YW. PRove that segment or line XY is congruent to segment or line ZW.

  4. geometry

    Which of these is a correct step in constructing congruent line segments? a) use a straightedge to draw two equal arcs from the endpoints. b) use a compass to join the endpoints of the line segment. c) use a straightedge to

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.