# How do you find the area of a trapezoid with base length 28, height 10, top side 8, and side lengths 12 and 15?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 30, 2015

Area of the Trapezoid

#### Explanation:

The Area of a Trapezoid is

where

in other words, the Area of a Trapezoid is the "Average of the Bases times the Height"

in this case,

and

which gives us

*note: the "side lengths" are unnecessary information