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ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
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ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the point that is onefourth of the way from (1,7) to (18,22)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1find the midpoint from (1,7) to (18,22) call this midpoint M

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry for bothering you again you really help

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1once you have M, use this to find the midpoint from (1,7) to M

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1this works because the quarter point is exactly half way between the starting point and the midpoint

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and what about the "onefourth" in the sentence, what do we do with that?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1look at my next post after that

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 okay, i got (9.5,14.5)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so that's your point M

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now you must find the midpoint from the starting point (1,7) to M(9.5, 14.5)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im lost, how would I do that?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the same way you found the midpoint between the two original points (ignore M)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think i have an idea

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cant write it in the equation button, but would it be 1+x^2

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not sure how you're getting that

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just find the midpoint between (1,7) and (9.5, 14.5)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so add up the coordinates, divide by 2

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean would one point be 19?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how are you getting 19?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1find the midpoint between (1,7) and (9.5, 14.5)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1379389868710:dw

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a mess but i tried

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(1+9.5)/2 = ???

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you please set it up into the formula. this is new stuff for me and tommorow i have a test based on this

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what does (1+9.5)/2 evaluate to

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so that's the x coordinate of the midpoint between (1,7) and (9.5, 14.5) ie...it's the x coordinate of the quarter point

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do the same for the y coordinates

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so for the y coordinates i would add 7+14.5 which will give me 21.5 and then divide it by 2 which will give me 21.5

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you typed 21.5 twice

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops my bad its 10.75

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep, so the quarter point is (5.25, 10.75)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so will i always divide by 2? how do i know what do divide to? and would i always be adding as well?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we're just finding midpoints

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a quarter point is a midpoint between the start and the original midpoint

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1379390420596:dw

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and what would we do if it was asking for the 1/2 of the way?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Add in the midpoint dw:1379390452778:dw

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now add in the point which is 1/4 way from P to Q, call this point N point N is the midpoint between P and M dw:1379390509988:dw

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would the final answer be 5.25 or 10.75

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in retrospect, i should have named the quarter point Q, oh well

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1they are used together to report the answer

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since all points are of the form (x,y)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the final answer would be (5.25,10.75)

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0even though its just asking for 1 point? how do i know which point is it x or y?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1each and every point on a 2D coordinate grid is always of the form (x,y)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you need both x and y to figure out where you are on this grid
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