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Student[Precalculus][Midpoint] - find the midpoint of a line segment

Calling Sequence

Midpoint(p1, p2)

Parameters

p1

-

an n-element list or Vector specifying a point

p2

-

an n-element list or Vector specifying a point

Description

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The command Midpoint(p1, p2) computes the midpoint of the line segment joining p1 and p2.

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p1 and p2 must specify points of the same dimensionality (and orientation, when each of the points is a Vector).

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This command is part of the Student[Precalculus] package, so it can be used in the form Midpoint(..) only after executing the command with(Student[Precalculus]).  However, it can always be used in the form Student[Precalculus][Midpoint](..).

Examples

withStudent:-Precalculus:

Midpoint0,0,1,1

12,12

(1)

Midpoint0,1,2,1,2,3

12,32,52

(2)

Midpointa1,b1,a2,b2

12a1+12a212b1+12b2

(3)

See Also

CenterOfMass, Distance, Line, Slope, Vector


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