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Find the Coordinates of the Midpoints of the Line Segment Joining P(-11,-8) and Q(8,-2) - Mathematics

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Find the coordinates of the midpoints of the line segment joining 

P(-11,-8) and Q(8,-2)

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Solution

The given points are P(-11,-8) and Q(8,-2).

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

`⇒ x = (-11+8)/2 , y = (-8-2)/2`

`⇒ x = -3/2 , y= -10/2`

` ⇒ x = - 3/2 , y = -5`

Therefore,  `(-3/2,-5)` are the coordinates of midpoint of PQ .

 

Concept: Coordinate Geometry
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RS Aggarwal Secondary School Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Coordinate Geomentry
Q 8.2

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