Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-1 Simplifying Rational Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 656: 47



Work Step by Step

The area of a trapezoid is given by $A=\frac{1}{2}(b_{1}+b_{2})h$ $$A=\frac{1}{2}(b_{1}+b_{2})h=\frac{1}{2}(6+6)5w$$ The area of a square is expressed by $A=s^2$ $$A_2=s^2=(5w)^2$$ Find the ratio of the areas of the trapezoid and square $$\frac{A_1}{A_2}=\frac{\frac{1}{2}(6+6)5w}{(5w)^2}=\frac{6}{5w}$$
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