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# How is the formula for the area of trapezoid related to the formula for the area of a parallelogram?

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2016-03-10 23:22:50

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They both use perpendicular height and are in square units.

Area of a trapezoid = 0.5*(sum of parallel sides)*perpendicular height

Area of a parallelogram = base*perpendicular height

Albin Koepp

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2022-03-31 22:54:08
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