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Quadrilateral ABCD is a trapezoid with an area of 20 cm2004-05-02-04-00_files/i0290000.jpg. Find the height of the trapezoid, h. Round the answer to the nearest tenth.

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  1. chancemorris123
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  2. Mertsj
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    Do you know the formula for the area of a trapezoid?

  3. chancemorris123
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    no clue

  4. chancemorris123
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    so what you think it is i have the screen shot

  5. Mertsj
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    http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_trapezoid.html

  6. Mertsj
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    Plug the given information into that formula and solve for h.

  7. chancemorris123
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    but there is no h

  8. Mertsj
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    That's what you have to find.

  9. chancemorris123
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    so how cna i do btime btime h

  10. Mertsj
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    You are given the area and both bases. Find h

  11. Study_together
    • one year ago
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    The formula for the height of a trapezoid is \[2\frac{ A }{ a+b }\] A=area a=base b= 2nd base So the height is 4.0 cm

  12. chancemorris123
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    oh ok but one thing where you get the 2 from?

  13. Study_together
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    I'm sorry it should be H=height

  14. chancemorris123
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    ok thank you

  15. Study_together
    • one year ago
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    Can I get a medal?

  16. chancemorris123
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    how do i do that?

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