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Q: Can a square and a trapezoid have the same area?

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Because a square has equal sides and a trapezoid doesn't, but at the same time they can have the same total but use different factors.

-- You can make a square have any area you want it to, by making its sideslonger or shorter. You just have to keep all the sides the same length andone of its angles 90 degrees, otherwise you won't have a square any more.-- You can make a trapezoid have any area you want it to, by making its sideslonger or shorter. You just have to keep one pair of sides parallel, otherwiseyou won't have a trapezoid any more.-- Since you can make a square with any area you want, and you can make atrapezoid with any area you want, there's no reason why you can't make oneof each, that both have the same area.-- And while you're at it, you could also make a circle that has the same areaas the square and the trapezoid.

38 square units

A square.

3.14x2=6.28

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Yes because if you square root the area of a trapezoid that will give you the side of a square

Basic answer: Yes.

Because a square has equal sides and a trapezoid doesn't, but at the same time they can have the same total but use different factors.

No.

-- You can make a square have any area you want it to, by making its sideslonger or shorter. You just have to keep all the sides the same length andone of its angles 90 degrees, otherwise you won't have a square any more.-- You can make a trapezoid have any area you want it to, by making its sideslonger or shorter. You just have to keep one pair of sides parallel, otherwiseyou won't have a trapezoid any more.-- Since you can make a square with any area you want, and you can make atrapezoid with any area you want, there's no reason why you can't make oneof each, that both have the same area.-- And while you're at it, you could also make a circle that has the same areaas the square and the trapezoid.

38 square units

120 square units

A square.

Area of a trapezoid in square units = 0.5*(sum of parallel sides)*height

No a square is not a trapezoid

You always use square units when measuring area.

Do you mean the area of a trapezoid if so then the formula is:- Area measured in square units = 0.5*(sum of the parallel sides)*height

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