# MATH

When a draftsman draws three lines that are to intersect at one​ point, the lines may not intersect as intended and subsequently will form an error triangle. If this error triangle is long and​ thin, one estimate for the location of the desired point is the midpoint of the shortest side. The figure shows one such error triangle.
Graph points are (3.0,1.7);(3.1,1.9);(1.8,1.5)

*A)Find an estimate for the desired intersection point.

​*B) Find the length of the median for the midpoint found in part (A)

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1. so, what is the shortest side?
Then find its midpoint.

Just use the distance formula, and recall that the midpoint's coordinates are the average of the endpoints' coordinates.

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