# How do you find the midpoint of (4,8) and ( -2,-6)?

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May 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"given endpoints "(x_1,y_1)" and "(x_2,y_2)" then"#

#"midpoint "=[1/2(x_1+x_2),1/2(y_1+y_2)]#

#"here "(x_1,y_1)=(4,8)" and "(x_2,y_2)=(-2,-6)#

#"midpoint "=[1/2(4-2),1/2(8-6)]#

#color(white)(xxxxxxx)=(1/2(2),1/2(2))=(1,1)#

May 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

After the formula for the coordinates of the midpoint

We get