# What is the midpoint of a segment whose endpoints are (3, -1) and (-5, -3)?

Dec 2, 2016

M(-1;-2)

#### Explanation:

The midpoint of the segment AB whose endpoints A and B are (x_A;y_A) and (x_B;y_B) is :

M((x_A+x_B)/2;(y_A+y_B)/2)

then:

M((3-5)/2;(-1-3)/2)

M(-1;-2)