if (5,-4) is the midpoint of (10,-16) & (x,y) then the value of x & y are.
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The midpoint of a line is the average of the end-points: 5=(10+x)/2, -4=(-16+y)/2.

5=5+x/2, so x=0; -4=-8+y/2, y/2=4, y=8. Therefore (x,y)=(0,8).
answered Jul 23, 2016 by Rod Top Rated User (487,620 points)
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