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On graph paper, plot the points and .  

  1. Find the midpoint of .


  2. Find the point , on , that is of the way from to .

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  3. Find the equation of the line that passes through points and .

    What is the -intercept? What is the slope?

  4. Find the distance between points and .

    Use a slope triangle drawn between and , and the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the distance.

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