is the midpoint of is the midpoint of , and is the midpoint of , what are 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 ? How do you know?
Draw a slope triangle for
and a slope triangle for , then compare their side lengths.
Use the ratio from part (b) to determine the coordinates of point
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