   Chapter 10.3, Problem 2E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# Find the coordinates of the midpoint of the segment that joins the points a) a ,   0 and 0 ,   b . b) 2 a ,   0 and 0 ,   2 b .

To determine

(a)

To find:

The coordinates of the midpoint of the segment that joins the points a, 0 and 0, b.

Explanation

x1,y1=a, 0

x2,y2=0, b

Formula for midpoint of the line segment joining two points.

M=x1+x22, y1+y22

Substituting the x and y co-ordinates

To determine

(b)

To find:

The coordinates of the midpoint of the segment that joins the points 2a, 0 and 0, 2b.

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