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The Distance and Midpoint Formulas. Topic 7.1. Distance Formula. Used to find the distance between two points. Example. Find the distance between A(4,8) and B(1,12). A (4, 8). B (1, 12). YOU TRY!!. Find the distance between: A. (2, 7) and (11, 9) B. (-5, 8) and (2, - 4).

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The Distance and Midpoint Formulas

Topic 7.1

Distance Formula
• Used to find the distance between two points
Example
• Find the distance between A(4,8) and B(1,12)

A (4, 8)

B (1, 12)

YOU TRY!!
• Find the distance between:
• A. (2, 7) and (11, 9)
• B. (-5, 8) and (2, - 4)
Midpoint Formula
• Used to find the center of a line segment
Example
• Find the midpoint between A(4,8) and B(1,12)

A (4, 8)

B (1, 12)

YOU TRY!!
• Find the midpoint between:
• A) (2, 7) and (14, 9)
• B) (-5, 8) and (2, - 4)