Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition) Clone

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ISBN 10: 978-1-337-61408-5
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Chapter 10 - Section 10.1 - The Rectangular Coordinate System - Exercises - Page 449: 9d

Answer

M= (a/2, b/2)

Work Step by Step

(a,0) and (0,b) Using theorem 10.1.2 Midpoint formula M = ($x_{m}, y_{m}) $ = ($\frac{x1+x2}{2}$, $\frac{y1+y2}{2}$) M = ($\frac{a+0}{2}$, $\frac{0+b}{2}$) = (a/2,b/2)
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