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Rose’s garden is in the shape of a trapezoid. If the height of the trapezoid is 16 m, one base is 20 m, and the area is 224 m2, find the length of the other base.

How do I set up this problem so I can solve it?
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    so, what is the function for the area of a trapezoid?

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    I'm still confused, what do you mean?

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    area=1/2*(base+ top)*height
    solve for top.

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