How do you find the midpoint of (-2,7) and (-8,-5)?

$x = - 5$ , $y = 1$
use the formula $\frac{{x}_{1} + {x}_{2}}{2}$ , $\frac{{y}_{1} + {y}_{2}}{2}$
$x = \frac{- 2 - 8}{2}$ , $y = \frac{7 - 5}{2}$
$x = - 5$ , $y = 1$