Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 9 - Section 9.3 - Area, Volume, and Surface Area - Exercise Set: 12

Answer

Area = 40.5 in.

Work Step by Step

The area of the trapezoid is equal to $\frac{1}{2}$ $\times$ (b + B) $\times$ h Area = $\frac{1}{2}$ $\times$ (5 in. + 8.5 in.) $\times$ 6 in. Area = $\frac{1}{2}$ $\times$ (13.5 in.) $\times$ 6 in. Area = 40.5 in.
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