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What is the formula to find the area of a trapezoid?
The area of a trapezoid is given by the formula

\[\frac{1}{2}\left( {{b_1} + {b_2}} \right)h\]
where b1 and b2 are the parallel sides and h is the perpendicular height.

How to use a formula to find the area of any trapezoid
How to Find the Area of a Trapezoid

Area of a Trapezoid
Morph a trapezoid into a parallelogram to find its area.

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