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July 21st, 2009, 10:22 PM  #1 
Member Joined: May 2009 Posts: 38 Thanks: 0  Find the height of a trapezoid with basis 6 ft and 10 ft and
Find the height of a trapezoid with bases 6 ft and 10 ft and area 32 sq ft. Explain to me how, please. 
July 21st, 2009, 10:45 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2007 Posts: 2,140 Thanks: 0  Re: Find the height of a trapezoid with basis 6 ft and 10 ft
Let us assume that we should know the obvious equation , where , , and represent the area of a trapezoid, first base, second base and height, respectively. We can algebraically rearrange for variable in the equation, then plug in the values given in the problem, hence done.


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