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Find the area of the trapezoid
l = 23 ft l = 15 ft h = 12 ft
Would the formula be A = 1/2 x 12(23+15)
the answer being 276 ft

  • college math -

    Yes,
    A = 1/2 x 12(23+15)
    but
    = 6(38)
    = 228 ft²

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