Archive for February, 2012

Mid-Point Formula

Midpoint The point halfway between two points on the coordinate plane is found by calculating the average values of the x and y coordinates. The mid-point formula is:    Examples: Use the distance formula and find the distance between two points and use the mid-point formula to find the point halfway between the same two points. 1. …

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Distance Formula

 What is the Distance Formula? The distance between two points on a coordinate plane can found by using the distance formula. To understand and discover the distance formula you must use the Pythagorean Theorem.  If you have a right triangle, then the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other…

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