1-3 Distance and Midpoints

# 1-3 Distance and Midpoints - x Segment Bisector Any...

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Definition of Midpoint The midpoint M of is the point between P and Q such that PM = MQ. PQ P Q M
Midpoint Formulas 1. On a number line, the coordinate of the midpoint of a segment whose endpoints have coordinates a and b is 2 b a + a b M -2 8 3 2 8 2 = + - = M

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2. In a coordinate plane, the coordinates of the midpoint of a segment whose endpoints have coordinates (x 1 , y 1 ) and (x 2 , y 2 ) are . 2 , 2 2 1 2 1 + + y y x

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Unformatted text preview: x Segment Bisector Any segment, line, or plane that intersects a segment at its midpoint is called a segment bisector. Midpoint Theorem If M is the midpoint of then AB MB AM 2245 Distance Formulas 1. On a number line the distance between 2 points on a number line is 2. On a coordinate plane, the distance between 2 points is d B A =-A B ( 29 ( 29 2 2 2 1 2 1 d x x y y =-+-...
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## This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 105 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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