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Q.14

Expert-verifiedFound in: Page 550

Book edition
Common Core Edition

Author(s)
Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff

Pages
183 pages

ISBN
9780547587776

**Find the area of the trapezoid. **

The area of the trapezoid is${\text{192 ft}}^{2}$.

The figure is given below as,

The formula of area of trapezoid is defined as,

$\text{Area}=\frac{1}{2}\times \left(\text{Sum of parallel sides}\right)\times \text{Height}$

Substitute the given values in the formula to find the remaining base.

$\begin{array}{c}\text{Area}=\frac{1}{2}\times \left(18+14\right)\times 12\\ =\frac{1}{2}\times 32\times 12\\ =192{\text{ft}}^{2}\end{array}$

Therefore, the required area is$192{\text{ft}}^{2}$.

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