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A segment from one of the vertices of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side is called a median. Consider the triangle defined by A=(2,0), B=(6,0), and C=(4,6). Find an equation for the line that contains the median drawn from A to BC
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@mathstudent55 can you please check my answer? I got y=1x2
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@Luigi0210 ?
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@wio help?
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wio Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is the median?
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wio Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Does it mean BC is split in half equally?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm not sure
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wio Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think so. Anyway, how did you get your answer?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I used the median equation to find the answer and then I found the slope and plugged it into y=mx+b
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What's the median equation?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
X1+x2/2= xm. y1+y2/2=ym
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wio Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay so you used that to get the midpoint between B and C Then used the midpoint and A to find the slope?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes
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wio Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay then that sounds correct.
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wio Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=line+through+(2%2C0)+and+(5%2C3)
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So then my answer is correct?
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