What is the midpoint?

## What is the midpoint of the segment 3,5and 2,2

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# 2 Answers

Hi Selena;

(3,5) and (2,2)

The mid-point between the x-values is...

(x+x

_{1})/2(3+2)/2

5/2

2.5

The mid-point between the y-values is...

(y+y

_{1})/2(5+2)/2

7/2

3.5

The mid-point coordinate is...

(2.5, 3.5)

Use the expression (x

_{1}+x_{2}/2, y_{1}+y_{2}/2) to get the x and y coordinates of the midpoint. So add up the x values and divide by 2 to get x at the midpoint, and add up the y values and divide by 2 to get y at the midpoint.