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anonymous
 3 years ago
I tried this once:P but the answer I came out with wasn't right: M is the midpoint of segment AB. Find the coordinates of B given A(5,1) and M(2,4).
Use the formula for this which is: (to find the x coordinate of B) xcoordinate of M = xcoordinate of A + xcoordinate of B /2
(to find the y coordinate of B) ycoordinate of M = ycoordinate of A + ycoordinate of B /2
anonymous
 3 years ago
I tried this once:P but the answer I came out with wasn't right: M is the midpoint of segment AB. Find the coordinates of B given A(5,1) and M(2,4). Use the formula for this which is: (to find the x coordinate of B) xcoordinate of M = xcoordinate of A + xcoordinate of B /2 (to find the y coordinate of B) ycoordinate of M = ycoordinate of A + ycoordinate of B /2

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[To Solve For The Xcoordinate Of B: 2 = \frac{ 5 + x }{ 2 }\] \[ToSolveForTheYCoordinateOfB: 4 = \frac{ 1 + y }{2}\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I messed up solving for x & y somehow the first time, anyone want to help me out?(:

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can use graph paper to find the coordinates of B

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Since AB is a line segment, the slope of AM = Slope of MB

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, but I need to see how to solve it this way, cause I tried but messed up. :P

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Did you at least figure out what the coordinates of B?

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, that would be a good start. If you use graph paper, you would be able to figure out the points. Then after that, you could use the midpoint formula easily, since you'd already know the coordinates of B.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Notice, if you solve each of those equations you wrote above, you will find x and y as well.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now you know two ways to solve it. :D
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