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Find the Area of Trapezium with Base 15 Cm and Height 8 Cm, If the Side Parallel to the Given Base is 9 Cm Long. - Mathematics

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ConceptArea of Trapezium

Question

Find the area of trapezium with base 15 cm and height 8 cm, if the side parallel to the given base is 9 cm long.

Solution

Given:
Lengths of the parallel sides are 15 cm and 9 cm.
Height = 8 cm
Area of trapezium\[=\frac{1}{2}\times(\text{ Sum of the opposite sides })\times(\text{ Distance between the parallel sides })\]
\[ = \frac{1}{2} \times (15 + 9) \times (8)\]
=96 cm2

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 RD Sharma Solution for Mathematics for Class 8 by R D Sharma (2019-2020 Session) (2017 to Current)
Chapter 20: Mensuration - I (Area of a Trapezium and a Polygon)
Ex. 20.2 | Q: 2 | Page no. 22

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