#### Answer

$\left(-5,\dfrac{5}{2}\right)$

#### Work Step by Step

The midpoint of the two points $(x_1,y_1)$ and $(x_2,y_2)$ is the point $\left(\dfrac{x_1+x_2}{2},\dfrac{y_1+y_2}{2}\right)$
$\left(\dfrac{-2-8}{2},\dfrac{-1+6}{2}\right) = \left(-5,\dfrac{5}{2}\right)$