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Please help On a school map, the points (-7, -2), (-7, 4), (-1, -2), and (-1, 4) represent the four corners of a sand park. What are the coordinates of the center of the sand park? (-4, 3) (-3, 1) (-3, -3) (-4, 1)

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  1. brianjr227
    • 2 years ago
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    this was one was the orginal I was gonna ask for help

  2. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    ok do u have graph paper?

  3. brianjr227
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    No just line paper with me right now

  4. warningiflirt
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    okay, then we use the midpoint formula, do you know it

  5. brianjr227
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    I think can you write it and ill try

  6. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    ok its on http://www.purplemath.com/modules/midpoint.htm

  7. warningiflirt
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    hold on ill try 2 solve it

  8. brianjr227
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    @warningiflirt ok me too

  9. warningiflirt
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    omg so frustrating im getting out the graph paper lol

  10. brianjr227
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    haha

  11. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    (-4, 1), i graphed it and that's clearly the middle, im taking geometry now also so i have alot of graph paper :)

  12. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    this website has a calc 4 distance formula jst 4 2 coordinates it should help with basic probs :) http://www.mathportal.org/calculators.php

  13. brianjr227
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    alright I'm trying to also see if i can get the same answer

  14. warningiflirt
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    k you can make a graph on line paper i guess

  15. brianjr227
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    lol i'll try

  16. warningiflirt
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    |dw:1376431318491:dw|

  17. brianjr227
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    yes I got the same thing and that's how it came out on my paper- my bad graph but that looks correct to me

  18. warningiflirt
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    |dw:1376431542941:dw| lol the midpoint it looks wayyyyy better on real graph paper

  19. brianjr227
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    @warningiflirt thanks for helping me understand that better

  20. warningiflirt
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    yw :)

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