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Midpoint Formula

Midpoint Formula

Author: Seth Marx
Description:

To understand the origin of the midpoint formula, and how to use it in problems.

After viewing this learning packet, a perfect understanding of the midpoint formula will be in your very near future.

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Tutorial

New Terms

Midpoint: the center of a line connecting 2 points

Midpoint formula: the formula designed to find the midpoint by averaging the x- and y-values of the 2 points

 

use this website for more help!!

 www.purplemath.com/modules/midpoint.htm 

Using the Midpoint Formula

Practice Problem

Try this problem for a little practice. You can see the walkthrough and answer as you scroll through the slides.