The points A(4,3) B(-3,1) and C(1,-5) determine a triangle ABC. What is the equation of the line containing the median from A to BC.
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Originally Posted by Mr_Green The points A(4,3) B(-3,1) and C(1,-5) determine a triangle ABC. What is the equation of the line containing the median from A to BC. The midpoint of BC is $\displaystyle (x, y) = \left ( \frac{-3 + 1}{2}, \frac{1 + -5}{2} \right ) = (-1, -2)$ So construct the line that passes through point A and (-1, -2). -Dan
is it y = x - 1
Originally Posted by Mr_Green is it y = x - 1 yes
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