I need help with midpoints and segments

Nov 4th, 2015
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1. The midpoint formula is a special case of the segment partition formula where ​c​ = ​d​ = 1.

a. Derive a formula that calculates the midpoint of the segment connecting (​x1​, ​y​1​) and (​x​2​, ​y2​).
b. Explain why the partition formula can be used to derive the formula for finding the midpoint between two points.

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