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# what is the mid point for (2,2) (6,4)

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Vivian L. | Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, essay composition, math; I LOVE TO TEACHMicrosoft Word/Excel/Outlook, essay comp...
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Hi Tony;
I have struggled, and cannot fully answer the question.
I will give you all the information I have.
(2,2) (6,4)
The x-coordinates, 6-2, are of the length of 4 units.
The y-coordinates, 4-2, are of the length of 2 units.
This is a triangle.  We trying to analyze the hypotenuse.
a2+b2=c2
42+22=c2
16+4=20=c2
c is √20.  This is the length of the line within the provided coordinates.

The point which corresponds to the distance from either provided coordinate ((2,2) (6,4)), to (√20)/2, is what we are looking for.  I have tried to calculate these coordinates, and thoroughly discussed this with someone else.  I am stuck.  If you find the solution, please tell me.
Branden A. | Math, Sci, & Computer Help All Ages - Especially Senior Citizens!Math, Sci, & Computer Help All Ages - Es...
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The midpoint formula is as follows:

The midpoint between two points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is determined by the following formula:

((x1 + x2)/2, (y1 + y2)/2)

Write the formula in traditional fractional form before doing the problem.

Quan P. | Middle school, High school, College Math coursesMiddle school, High school, College Math...
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Hi,
You need to recall the formula to find the mid point.
The coordinates of the mid point must qualify the following formula:
((x1 + x2)/2,(y1 + y2)/2)
where P1(x1,y1) and P2(x2,y2)
Now your job is to figure out the coordinates of these two points and use the formula to find the answer.
Hope it helps.
Quan.