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Chapter 4.4, Problem 38E

Textbook Problem

Successive steps on a ladder form isosceles trapezoids with the sides. AH = 2 ft and BI = 2.125 ft.

a) Find GN, the width of the bottom step.

b) Which step is the median of the trapezoid with bases

Elementary Geometry for College Students

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