Posted by **Angel** on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 6:30pm.

If the area of a trapezoid is 209 square yards and the bases are 15 yards and 23 yards. What is the height of the trapezoid?

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**MathMate**, Monday, November 28, 2011 at 6:36pm
Area of trapezoid

=(sum of bases)*height

Here you have

209 = (15+23)*height

What would be the height?

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**Steve**, Monday, November 28, 2011 at 7:11pm
area is (sum of bases)/2 * height

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**MathMate**, Monday, November 28, 2011 at 7:19pm
Thank you Steve.

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**Steve**, Monday, November 28, 2011 at 7:27pm
np. I've made plenty of typos/slips myself.

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