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ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Point A is at 1,321 and point b is located at 517. What is the distance from either endpoint to the midpoint. I have my answer I wanna check if its right
ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Point A is at 1,321 and point b is located at 517. What is the distance from either endpoint to the midpoint. I have my answer I wanna check if its right

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ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what are the two points and what is your answer?

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 2 points are A 1,321 and B 517. My answer is 919

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2how is point B 517?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2it should be an ordered pair

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2points are of the form (x,y)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No the question issnt asking for ordered pairs. It's a line with points so it'll be likedw:1379387454390:dw

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and then its asking for the distance from either endpoint to the midpoint

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2oh it's on a number line, i see

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I thought when you wrote out A 1,321 you meant (1,321) or something

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2the distance from A 1,321 and B 517 on the number line is found by subtracting 517  ( 1321) 517 + 1321 1838

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so the distance from A to B is 1838 units

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2cut that distance in half to get your answer

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Correct.Okay, when I divide it by 2 I get 919

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What would the midpont be?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2add the two values, then divide by 2 to get the midpoint

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh, so instead of subtracting like we did here, we add!1 ohhhhh

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yep, that's correct because the formula is M = (x1+x2)/2

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, I have another question if you dont mind

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What would the midpoint of Line AB is at 421 and A is at 32?

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I got 194.5 but im not sure

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2good, but it's negative

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2since 421 is a much bigger number in the negative direction

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but before we were taught that we would always put the absolute value of that number

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hmm you're probably thinking distance and not midpoint

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeahhh! oh so when finding the midpoint the number COULD be negative, correct?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes midpoints can easily be negative

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, thank you:) i appreciate it

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you're welcome
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