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Please help! last question and I'm done!
The lengths of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid are shown below.(picture attached)
If the perimeter of this trapezoid is 32 units, what is its area?
F. 44 square units
G. 110 square units
H. 88 square units
J. 55 square units
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Please help! last question and I'm done! The lengths of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid are shown below.(picture attached) If the perimeter of this trapezoid is 32 units, what is its area? F. 44 square units G. 110 square units H. 88 square units J. 55 square units
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, what is the length of the two remaining sides?
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Sheradon.burkettBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
they aren't given....
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well, not explicitly. What is the formula for the perimeter?
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timo86mBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
perimeter = all the sides the 2 sides are the same p=14+8+2x
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Sheradon.burkettBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think the answer is 44?
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1360215833980:dw
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you figure out the height of the trapezoid?
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
"44?" isn't an answer choice. When we're done, you'll definitely know what the answer is.
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him1618Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it isnt an answer choice?wow
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Sheradon.burkettBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the height is 4? ... and yes, 44 is an answer choice.
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
44 is an answer choice. "44?" is not.
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
There's a difference between taking a stab at an answer, and understanding what you've done so that you know what the answer is.
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You can know that you've got it right.
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My old math teacher would always say "is that an answer, or a prayer?" :)
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How did you find the height?
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Sheradon.burkettBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think it's 4...
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timo86mBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use pythogorean theorem
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know the height is 4, and the area is 44. I want to make sure that you can look at a problem like this and find the answer and be confident that you've done it right. That's a good outcome, right?
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