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Find the Coordinates of the Midpoints of the Line Segment Joining A(3,0) and B(-5, 4) - Mathematics

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Find the coordinates of the midpoints of the line segment joining

A(3,0) and B(-5, 4)

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Solution

The given points are A(3,0) and B(-5, 4)

Let  ( x,y) be the midpoint of AB. Then :

` x= (x_1 +x_2)/2 , y = (y_1+y_2)/2`

` ⇒ x = (3+(-5))/2 , y = (0+4) /2 `

`⇒ x =(-2)/2 , y = 4/2 `

⇒ x = -1 , y=2

Therefore, (-1,2)  are the coordinates of midpoint of AB.

Concept: Coordinate Geometry
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RS Aggarwal Secondary School Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Coordinate Geomentry
Q 8.1

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