The larger base of a rectangular trapezoid is 4, less than 3. Find the area of the trapezoid if one

The larger base of a rectangular trapezoid is 4, less than 3. Find the area of the trapezoid if one of the corners is 150 degrees.

From the vertex C of the trapezoid, we will construct the height CH.

Since the trapezoid is rectangular, and CH is the height, then the quadrangle ABCH is a rectangle, and then AH = BC = 3 cm, and the triangle CDH is rectangular.

DН = АD – АН = 4 – 3 = 1 cm.

In a right-angled triangle СDН the angle DСН = ВСD – ВСН = 150 – 90 = 60.

Tg60 = DH / CH.

CH = DH / tg60 = 1 / √3 = √3 / 3 cm.

Determine the area of the trapezoid.

Savsd = (ВС + АD) * СН / 2 = (3 + 4) * (√3 / 3) / 2 = 7 * √3 / 6 cm2.

Answer: The area of the trapezoid is 7 * √3 / 6 cm2.

One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.