# Adv. Math

Well I know how to do it but I can't get the answer.

Trapezoid:

height, 9 1/5ft; bases, 20 ft,14 ft

What gets me stuck is the 1/5 part. Can anyone help??

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asked by Kenya
1. 9 1/5 feet = 46/5 feet

are you finding the area?
are 20 and 14 feet the lengths of the parallel sides?

then Area = 46/5(20+14)/2
= 156.4 feet^2 or 156 2/5 feet^2

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posted by Reiny
2. Thank you very much and yes I was trying to find the area =]

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