A rectangle is divided into five congruent rectangles. The trapezoid is what percent of the whole rectangle?
Area of Large rectangle = L x H
each smaller rectangle = 1/5 L x H
Area of trapezoid 1/2 (base1 + base 2) x H
1/2 (2/5L + 1/5L) x H = 3/10 LH
% area = ( 3/10 LH ) / LH = 3/10 = 30 %