1. ## finding the equation

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.

2. 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
$(x, y) = \left ( \frac{-3 + 1}{2}, \frac{1 + -5}{2} \right ) = (-1, -2)$

So construct the line that passes through point A and (-1, -2).

-Dan

3. is it y = x - 1

4. Originally Posted by Mr_Green
is it y = x - 1
yes