Midpoint of a Line Segment
- Gabriel Cheow
- Algebra, Coordinates, Line Segment
In this segment, we will learn how to find the midpoint of a line segment in the cartesian coordinate plane. Or, in simpler terms, given two coordinates, how we will find the coordinates of the midpoint. We will first start off with something that makes better sense for us - finding the middle value of two values.
Mid-value of Two Numbers
Extending this idea to coordinates, we then have the following:
MIdpoint of Two Coordinates
Now's your turn to check your understanding!
Practice: Midpoint of Two Coordinates
Check Your Understanding
If is the midpoint of the line segment joining and , find the value of and of .