geometry

P(2,1), Q(11,1), and R(8,7)
M and N are the midpoints of PR and QR respectively.
Find MN and PQ.
How do these lengths compare with each other?.

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  1. I will find M
    x of M is (2+8)/2 = 5
    y of M is (1+7)/2 = 4
    M is (5,4)

    you find N

    then use the distance between two points formula to finish the question

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