Algebra

Find the midpoint of the line segment having the given endpoints:
(8,-4) and (-7,8)

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  1. midpoint ( (8+(-7))/2 , ((-4+8)/2) )

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  2. Thank you for your help, however my test is multiple choice and the answers do not correspond with the formulas.

    a- 1/2,2
    b- 1, 4
    c- 15/2,-6
    d- 15, -12

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  3. Yes, they do. One answer is exactly what I typed.

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  4. sure they do, just solve what is written for you 8+ -7/2 = 1/2 and -4 + 8/2 equals 4/2 or 2 so you have m(1/2, 2)

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