# The midpoint of a segment is (-8, 5). If one endpoint is (0, 1), what is the other endpoint?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 10, 2017

(-16, 9)

#### Explanation:

Call AB the segment with A(x, y) and B (x1 = 0, y1 = 1)

Call M the midpoint --> M (x2 = -8, y2 = 5)

We have 2 equations:

The other end point is A (-16, 9)

```
.A--------------------------- M --------------------------- B
(x, y) (-8, 5) (0, 1)
```