Midpoint Definition and Construction

Move the Slide Me slider to see an illustration of the Definition of a Midpoint. Move points A and B to further investigate. Once you have a clear definition of this term, please define it in Question 1.

Question 1

What is the Definition of a Midpoint?

Use the tools to construct the midpoint of line segment AB. You have been given a limited set of tools to use. To verify your construction, use the Distance tool Toolbar Image to measure the distances between the midpoint and each endpoint. Don't forget to move points A and B to check your accuracy.