# How do you find the midpoint of (-4,-5) and (1,-2)?

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Mar 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the coordinates of the midpoint are the average of"#

#"the coordinates of the endpoints"#

#"midpoint "=[1/2(-4+1),1/2(-5-2)]#

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Mar 18, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The formula to find the mid-point of a line segment give the two end points is:

Where

Substituting the values from the points in the problem gives: