Posted by **Tracy** on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 5:50pm.

The equal sides of an isosceles trapezoid each measure 5, and its altitude measures 4. If the area of the trapezoid is 48, find the lengths of its bases.

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**Damon**, Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 6:06pm
hah, I will guess 3,4,5 triangle at each end

base = top + 6

4(base + top)/2 = 48

base + top = 24

2 top + 6 = 24

top = 9

base = 15

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