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# How to find the area of a trapezoid?

Updated: 10/25/2022

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

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### How do you find an area of trapezoid?

Area of a trapezoid: 0.5*(sum of its parallel sides)*height

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### What is the formula to find the area of a trapezoid areab1b2?

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

### How do you find the area of a trapezoid using the area of a triangle?

You have to cut the trapezoid into three shapes. The three shapes will be two triangles and one rectangle or square. You have to find the area of these three shapes and then add all of the three areas up to find the area of the trapezoid.

### What is the area of a trapezoid with base of 4Cm and 28Cm?

The height of the trapezoid is also needed to find its area which is as follows:- Area of a trapezoid = 0.5*(sum of bases or parallel sides)*height

### How do you measure area of trapezoid?

To measure the area of a trapezoid, you can use the formula: Area = (1/2) * (sum of the lengths of the parallel sides) * (height). Simply add the lengths of the two parallel sides together, multiply by the height, and then divide by 2 to find the area of the trapezoid.

### How do you find area of a trapezoid?

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

### How you could find the height of a trapezoid if you knew the length of the 2 bases and the area of the trapezoid?

Height of trapezoid = 2*area/sum of parallel sides

### Find the area of this trapezoid All length measures are in centimeters?

The area of a trapezoid is equal to the height, multiplied by the average of the two widths.

### How do you find the height of a trapezoid when area given?

If the lengths of the bases are also given then rearrange the area of the trapezoid formula so that the height is the subject.