How do you find the area of a trapezoid?

Guest Apr 20, 2017

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  1. Find the length of the lines that are parallel to each other. Set these equal to b1 and b2 (these are the "bases" of the trapezoid)
  2. Find the height of the trapezoid (The height is perpendicular to both of the bases)
  3. Solve using this formula: Areatrapezoid = h*((b1 + b2)/2)
helperid1839321 Apr 21, 2017
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CPhill Apr 21, 2017

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