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Jambmaths question: 

Find the coordinate of the midpoint of the line joining (3, –4) and (–1, 10)

Option A: 

(2, 3)

Option B: 

(1,3)

Option C: 

(3,2)

Option D: 

(1,2)

Jamb Maths Solution: 

$\begin{align}  & \text{Midpoint of a line segment is given as} \\ & (x,y)=\left( \tfrac{{{x}_{1}}+{{x}_{2}}}{2},\tfrac{{{y}_{1}}+{{y}_{2}}}{2} \right) \\ & (x,y)=\left( \tfrac{3-1}{2},\tfrac{-4+10}{2} \right)=(1,3) \\\end{align}$

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