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Posted by **mary** on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 4:28pm.

How should I of worked this problem?

A trapezoid has base lengths of 8.5 and 14.5 feet with the area of 184 square feet. What is the height of the trapezoid? Thanks for your help!

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**bobpursley**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 4:49pmarea= (b1+b2)/2 * h

184=(23/2)h

h= 368/23=16

It is important to figure out what you did wrong.

- Geometry -
**mary**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 5:57pmthanks for helping bob

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