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The midpoint of a line segment with end points as (1, 5) and (x2, 7) is (4, 6). What is the value of x2?
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The midpoint of a line segment with end points as (1, 5) and (x2, 7) is (4, 6). What is the value of x2? 14 2 7 3

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tcarroll010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The midpoint of the segemnt with endpoints (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is the average for each coordinate. This is the ordered pair:\[(\frac{ x _{1}+x _{2} }{ 2 }, \frac{ y _{1} y _{2} }{ 2 })\]For the moment, just looking at the ycoordinate, you'll see that the midpoint value of 6 is determined by averaging 7 and 5. So, for the xcoordinate, you average x2 and 1 to get 4. [x2 + (1)] / 2 = 4 x2  1 = 8 so, x2 = 7.

tcarroll010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1typo: the ordered pair for y is also supposed to be "+"

tcarroll010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(y1 + y2)/2 that is. Accidentally hit the minus sign.

Yumira
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks Agian Lol Your A Life Saver :D
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