# Geometry - Find the area of a trapezoid

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Find the area of a trapezoid with a height of 4 m and bases of 15 m and 12 m.

a. 108 square meters

b. 720 square meters

c. 27 square meters

d. 31 square meters

e. 54 square meters

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Area of a trapezoid = (1/2)(height)(sum of the parallel sides)

Area = (1/2)(4)(15 + 12) = 54 m^2

Option (e) is the answer.

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