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Area of a_trapezoid - stephanie

1. 1. Area of By: Cody Anshewitz & Stephanie Longo
2. 2. AREA : <ul><li>The size of a surface in a shape. </li></ul>
3. 3. Trapezoid : <ul><li>A quadrilateral (4 sides) and only has one pair of sides parallel. </li></ul>
4. 4. Length : <ul><li>Distance from one point to another. </li></ul>
5. 5. Height : <ul><li>Distance upward from a given level to a fixed point. </li></ul>
6. 6. Formula !(: <ul><li>Add lengths of two parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>Divide by two to get the average length of the parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>Multiply this by the height of the trapezoid. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: a = </li></ul><ul><li>and are the lengths of the two bases. </li></ul><ul><li>is the altitude of the trapezoid. </li></ul>
7. 7. Fun facts! <ul><li>A trapezoid has 1 sets of parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>In Britain, the trapezoid is pronounced, trapezium! </li></ul>
8. 8. Types of trapezoids
9. 9. Cool websites! <ul><li>http:// www.mathopenref.com/trapezoidarea.html </li></ul>
10. 10. <ul><li>THE END </li></ul>