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Area of trapezoids


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A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides are called bases. The nonparallel sides are called legs.



Area of a trapezoid

, where B and b are the lengths of the two bases and h is the height of the trapezoid

Find the area.



A=80 units2

What is the area B=10, b=4, and h=5?



Solution: