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The area of the trapezoid ABCD is equal to 60. The length of one of of the bases is 9 units greater than the other base, and the height of trapezoid ABCD is equal to 8. What is the legth of the median of trapezoid ABCD

 Feb 4, 2022
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Area of trapezoid  =   (b1 + b2)/2   * h

      60                   =  (b1 + b1+9)/2   * 8

    b1 = 3 units    then    b2 = 12 units     and the  median   = (3+12)/2 = 7.5 units

 Feb 4, 2022
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median * height = area

median = 60 / 8

 Feb 4, 2022

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