posted by Ivan .
a = 12 cm
b = 14 cm
h = 8 cm.
Compute the area. How many cm2?
You can use Heron's formula, which calculates the area of a triangle from the lengths of the three sides.
Let a,b,c=lengths of the three sides
Area of triangle
Post your answer for a check if you wish.
I believe the figure is a trapezoid. I have misread it as a triangle (with given sides a, b and c).
The area of a trapezoid (trapezium) is