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Book edition Common Core Edition
Author(s) Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff
Pages 183 pages
ISBN 9780547587776

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Short Answer

Find the unknown base or height of the trapezoid.

A=240 m2,b1=16 m,b2=8 m,h=?¯

The required height is 20 m.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information.

Area of Trapezoid is240 m2, the unknown bases are 16 m and 8 m.

Step 2. Formula used.

The formula of area of trapezoid is defined as,

Area=12×Sum of parallel sides×Height

Step 3. Calculation.

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


Step 4. Conclusion.

Therefore, the required height is 20 m.

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