# Definition of Midpoint

The midpoint of a line segment is the point that is halfway between the endpoints of the line segment.

Each coordinate of the midpoint is found by taking the average of the corresponding coordinates of the two endpoints.

The midpoint is the same distance away from each of the endpoints of the line segment.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter M

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