Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Perimeter and Area of Polygons - Exercises - Page 361: 47


27.3 $m^{2}$

Work Step by Step

Given Altitude length of trapezoid = 4.2 m the length of the median of the trapezoid = 6.5m We know the area of the trapezoid whose altitude has length h and whose median has length m is A= hm therefore Area of trapezoid = hm = 4.2 * 6.5 = 27.3 $m^{2}$
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