   Chapter 8.2, Problem 13E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# In Exercises 13 to 18, find the area of the given polygon. To determine

To Find:

The area of the trapezium.

Explanation

Formula Used:

The area A of a trapezoid whose bases have lengths b1 and b2 and whose altitude has length h is given by A=12h(b1+b2)

Calculation:

It is given that the trapezium ABCD with AB¯DC¯. Therefore the given trapezium is an isosceles trapezium.

The two parallel bases of the trapezoids are AD=7 ft and BC=13 ft with the altitude AE and DF as 4 ft.

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