Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry (3rd Edition)

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Chapter F - Foundations: A Prelude to Functions - Section F.1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas - F.1 Assess Your Understanding: 44

Answer

M = $(0.5a,0.5a)$

Work Step by Step

The coordinates (x, y) of the midpoint M are $x = \frac{x_1+x_2}{2} = \frac{a+0}{2} = 0.5a$ $y = \frac{y_1+y_2}{2} = \frac{a+0}{2} = 0.5b$ That is, M = $(0.5a,0.5a)$
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