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

##### 1 Answer

Feb 13, 2016

# (13/2 , -5/2 )#

#### Explanation:

use the mid-point formula

#[1/2(x_1 + x_2) , 1/2(y_1 + y_2)] # here let

#(x_1 , y_1) = (5 , 2 )color(black)(" and (x_2 , y_2) = (8 , -7)#

now substitute these values into the formula.

# = [1/2(5+8) , 1/2(2 - 7 )] = (13/2 , -5/2) #