# center of a chord

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• Feb 15th 2006, 06:14 AM
prabhakar157
center of a chord
Hi,
i am little weak in maths. i need to find center of a chord. i have radius, and two end points of a chord. And say that center is at (x,y).i need to find the values of x,y. Please help me.
• Feb 15th 2006, 08:25 AM
MathGuru
If you have the two endpoints in coordinate form you don't need the center of the circle to find the midpoint of the chord.

$x = \frac{x1 + x2}{2}$

$y = \frac{y1 + y2}{2}$