Finding the midpoint

Find the midpoint of the line segment joining the points P1 and P2
P1=(3,2)
P2=(-5,7)

The midpoint is=

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  1. add the x's, divide by 2
    add the y's , divide by 2

    midpoint = ( (3-5)/2 , (2+7)/2)
    = (-1, 9/2)

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  2. -1,9/2

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  3. If C is the midpoint of AB where A (2,5) and B (-2,-3). Find the coordinates of C

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