# Calculate the area of a trapezoid, the height of which is 6 cm, the large base is 16 cm, and less is 2 times less than the height

October 8, 2021 | education

| h = 6 cm.

a = h / 2.

b = 16 cm.

S -?

1. The area of a trapezoid S with bases a, b and height h is determined by the formula: S = (a + b) * h / 2.

2. Find the smaller base of the trapezoid a: a = h / 2.

a = 6 cm / 2 = 3 cm.

S = (3cm + 16cm) * 6cm / 2 = 57cm ^ 2.

Answer: the area of the trapezoid is S = 57 cm ^ 2.

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