# How do you find the midpoint of M(10, –6) and N(–10, –4)?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 6, 2016

#### Explanation:

You have two options of approach

Method 1:

Method 2: Mean value

I am opting for mean value

Let first point be

Let second point be

Mar 6, 2016

(0 , -5 )

#### Explanation:

Use the

#color(blue)" mid-point formula "# M = [

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

#(x_1,y_1) = (10,-6)" and " (x_2,y_2) = (-10,-4)# substitute these values into formula.

#rArr M=[1/2(10-10) , 1/2(-6-4) ] = (0 , -5 )#