trapezoid area?

a trapezoid has a Height of 14.0cm, Base 1 = 23.0cm, base 2 = 17cm. whats the area

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  • 1 decade ago
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    A=h(b1+b2)/2=14*(23+17)/2

    A=7*40=280cm^2

  • 1 decade ago

    Area = average of bases times height. So add 23.0 and 17, divide by 2 to get their average, then times that by 14.0

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