# Point P(8, 5) is the midpoint of segment AB. Co-ordinates of A are

| Point P(8, 5) is the midpoint of segment AB. Co-ordinates of A are (5, y) and B are (x, -3). What is the value of x?

A. -11

B. 11

C. 7

D. -7

### Right Answer is: B

#### SOLUTION

A(5,y) and B(x,-3)

Midpoint of AB is P(8,5)

Then

16=5+x and 10=y-3

X=11 and y=13

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Point P(8, 5) is the midpoint of segment AB. Co-ordinates of A are