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March 4, 2015

Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 11:13pm.

- geometry - correct? -
**Steve**, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 5:31amI don't think the figure described is a trapezoid.

Consider the figure as set up with the lower base drawn from (0,0) to (12,0)

Let the upper base go from (a,b) to (a+10,b)

Then we have two triangles at the sides such that

a^2 + b^2 = 4

a^2 + (2-a)^2 = 9

This gives a = -1/4, which means that both slanting sides lean to the left.

Have I missed something here?

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