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Algebra II Recipe: Finding the Midpoint of a Segment
A. Facts
  1. The midpoint is the exact middle of a segment.
  2. The midpoint is like the “average” of the segment.
  3. The midpoint formula is 
B. Steps for Finding the Midpoint of a Segment
  1. Label the endpoints of the segment (x1, y1) and (x2, y2).
  2. Substitute the values into the midpoint formula.
  3. Simplify each fraction.
Find the midpoint of the segment with endpoints (-7,1) and (-2,5).

G Redden

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