How do you work out the area of a trapezium.
An example would be good as well.
Thanks in advance
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The formula is 1/2 (a+b) * h
Area = 1/2*(5+8)*3
= 19.5 units squared
Let a and b be the parallel sides of the trapezium.
Let h be the height of the trapezium.
Example: A trapezium of height 6cm has 2 parallel sides one is 10cm the other is 8cm. Find the area of the trapezium.
Using the formula:
thx a lot m8, that was loadz of help
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