# Vocabulary height of a trapezoid- the perpendicular distance between its bases.

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Vocabulary height of a trapezoid- the perpendicular distance between its bases

Example 1 Area of a Trapezoid SHAVING Find the area of steel used to make the side of the razor blade shown below. Find the area of the side of the pool outlined below.

Example 2 OPEN ENDED Miguel designed a deck shaped like the trapezoid shown below. Find the area of the deck. Area of a Trapezoid

Example 2 Ramon is carpeting a room shaped like the trapezoid shown below. Find the area of the carpet needed.

Concept 2

Example 3A Area of a Rhombus and a Kite A. Find the area of the kite. B. Find the area of the rhombus.

Example 3A C. Find the area of the kite. D. Find the area of the rhombus.

Example 4 Use Area to Find Missing Measures ALGEBRA One diagonal of a rhombus is half as long as the other diagonal. If the area of the rhombus is 64 square inches, what are the lengths of the diagonals?

Example 4 A.3 yd B.6 yd C.2.1 yd D.7 yd Trapezoid QRST has an area of 210 square yards. Find the height of QRST.

Concept 3 Review

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