On graph paper, plot
is the midpoint of , is the midpoint of , and is the midpoint of , find the coordinates of .
When finding the midpoint remember to calculate the average of the
-coordinates and the average of the -coordinates for the two points.
What fraction of the distance from
to is ?
Draw a slope triangle for
and a slope triangle for , then compare their side lengths.
Use the ratio from part (b) to find the coordinates of point
Use the eTool to visualize the problem.
Click the link at right for the full version of the eTool: 8-32 HW eTool (Desmos)