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anonymous
 5 years ago
A trapezoid has area 50 in^2. The the bases are 5 in and 15 in. What is the height of the trapezoid?
anonymous
 5 years ago
A trapezoid has area 50 in^2. The the bases are 5 in and 15 in. What is the height of the trapezoid?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but what is the formula?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(base+base)h  = area 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0isnt is 1/2(b1+b2)(h)?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is what I wrote

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The formula for the area of trapezoid is 1/2(b1+b2)*h A=50 So, we are going to substitute these values to its formula. 50=1/2(5+15)h 100=20h h=5 inches

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but then what do you substitute in for h?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0h is what you solve for...

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0h = area(2)  (b+b)
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