# Geometry

The length of one base of a trapezoid is 19 inches and the length of the median is 16 inches. Find the length of the other base.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 227
1. m = (a+b)/2
16 = (a+19)/2
a = 13

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Steve

## Similar Questions

1. ### geometry

the area of a trapezoid is 108 square inches and one of its bases has a length of 8 inches. If the height of the trapezoid is 1.5 feet,f ind the length of the other base in inches.

asked by Erin on May 11, 2011
2. ### Math

Note: Enter your answer and show all the steps that you use to solve this problem in the space provided. An image of a rocket is shown. The triangle at the top of the rocket has a base of length 3 inches and a height of 4 inches.

asked by hi on March 7, 2019
3. ### algebra

Find the length of one base of a trapezoid if the area is 126 inches squared, the height is 7 inches and the length of the other base is 15 inches.

asked by Anonymous on October 8, 2011
4. ### Geometry

The height of a trapezoid is 2 inches. If one base is 14 inches long and the area is 49 inches squared find the length of the other base. I know the Area of a trapezoid is A=1/2(b1+b2)h but Idk how to apply it when working

asked by Anonymous on March 30, 2016
5. ### math

The area of trapezoid is h( b1+b2)/5,where h is the altitude, and b1 and b2 are the lenghts of the parallel bases. If trapezoid has an altitude of 5 inches, an area of 55 square inches , and one base 12 inches long, what is the

6. ### math

The area of trapezoid is h( b1+b2)/5,where h is the altitude, and b1 and b2 are the lenghts of the parallel bases. If trapezoid has an altitude of 5 inches, an area of 55 square inches , and one base 12 inches long, what is the

7. ### Algebra

The lenght of one base of a trapezoid is 19 less than five times the length of the other base. If the trapezoid has a height of 18 feet and an area of 477 ft2, find the length of the longer base

asked by Sharell on August 17, 2016
8. ### Geometry

A trapezoid has an area of 128in2(inches squared), height of 32in, and one base is 5 inches. What is the length of the other base? How do I figure this?

asked by Tyler on January 17, 2008
9. ### math

A trapezoid has an area of 96 square inches. It has a night of 12 inches and one of its bases is 6 inches. Determine the length of its other base

asked by monique on March 18, 2016
10. ### Geometry

If the length of one base of a trapezoid is 5, the length of the other base is 2x + 7, and the length of the midsegment is 6x – 24, what is the value of x? Show equations and all work that leads to your answer.

asked by Alyssa on January 22, 2010

More Similar Questions