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Trapezoid ABCD has bases AB and CD.  Find x.

 

 Apr 29, 2022

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Draw altitude \(AM\)

 

Because the trapezoid is isoceles (\(AD = BC\)), \(MD =1\)

 

Applying the Pythagorean Theorem, \(x= \color{brown}\boxed{\sqrt{5}}\)

 Apr 29, 2022
 #1
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Best Answer

Draw altitude \(AM\)

 

Because the trapezoid is isoceles (\(AD = BC\)), \(MD =1\)

 

Applying the Pythagorean Theorem, \(x= \color{brown}\boxed{\sqrt{5}}\)

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