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it says: find the distance between the two points. the find the midpoint of the line segment joining the two points (-6,-2) , (-3,5) ?

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  1. anonymous
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    slope =rise/run

  2. anonymous
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    distance formula root of (x2-x1)^2+ (yz-y1)^2

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    sorry its y2 not yz

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    isnt is just adding the xs and ys and dividing by 2 for the midpoint?

  5. amistre64
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    yes

  6. anonymous
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    see if you can do it in your head as follows: from -6 to -3 is 3 units. from -2 to 5 is 7 units and pythagoras tell us that \[a^2+b^2=c^2\] the distance is \[\sqrt{3^2+7^2}\]

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