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Area of Trapezoids

Area of Trapezoids

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  1.  

    Derive and apply the formula for finding the area of a trapezoid, being sure to discuss units.

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    Demonstrate how to find the length of either base or the height of a trapezoid when given its area.

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    Provide examples that allow practice solving for the area of a trapezoid, as well as solving for the height or base of a trapezoid when given the area.    

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to find the area of a trapezoid.

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Tutorial

Formula for the Area of a Trapezoid

This video explains how to find the area of a trapezoid.

Finding Base or Height from Area

This video demonstrates how to find the length of either base or the height of a trapezoid when given its area.

Practice Problems

This video provides examples that allow practice solving for the area of a trapezoid, as well as solving for the height or base of a trapezoid when given the area.