Practice!

Sample Problem

The town of Newton is mapped on a coordinate grid with the origin being at City Hall. Evan’s house is located at the point (-5, 7) and Billy’s house is located at (-3, 3).

Where is the midpoint between the two houses located?

( , )

Solution

The formular to find the midpoint of a line segment endpoints  is.

 The midpoint between the two houses located

 = (-4,5)