the midpoint of the line segment joining points A(x,y+1) and B(x+1,y+2) is C. Find the value of x and y if the coordinates of C are (3/2,5/2)

Asked by RIYA GHOSH | 1st Mar, 2012, 04:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Using mid-point formula,
3/2 = x + x + 1/2
This gives, 2x+1 = 3 or x = 1
 
Also, 5/2 = y+1+y+2/2
This gives, 5=2y+3 or y = 1

Answered by  | 1st Mar, 2012, 10:35: PM

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