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AREA OF A TRAPEZOID #5--KEY

Directions:  Find the area of each trapezoid.  The formula to calculate the area of a trapezoid is

Area = ½(base 1 + base 2) x height.  Write your answer in the space provided.

4 in                                                                                6 in                                                                         6 in

1)                                                         2)                                                         3)

 4 in

 4 in

 4 in

3 in.                                                                    2 in.                                                                            1 in.

6 in                                                                                7 in                                                                         8 in

Area ___20_______                               Area ____26______                            Area _____28_____

1 in                                                                                3 in                                                                         5 in

4)                                                         5)                                                         6)

 5 in

 4 in

 3 in

4 in.                                                                       2 in.                                                                       3 in.

6 in                                                                                9 in                                                                         5 in

Area _____16.5_____                            Area _____24_____                            Area ____15______

9 in                                                                                8 in                                                                         7 in

7)                                                         8)                                                         9)

 4 in

 3 in

 5 in

2 in.                                                                      1 in.                                                                         1 in.

4 in                                                                                3 in                                                                         8 in

Area ____26______                               Area _____16.5_____                         Area _____37.5_____