   Chapter 8.2, Problem 13E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

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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