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Find the perimeter of an isosceles trapezoid with base lengths of 10 and 18 and height of 8.

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  1. The top and bottom sides contribute 28 to the perimeter.

    The two slanted sides have lengths that are the hypotenuses of a triangles with sides of 4 and 8. The hypotenuse is sqrt 80 = 8.944.

    That makes the perimeter
    28 + 2*8.944 = 45.89

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