# Trapezoid: Area (I)

- Author:
- Mrs. Simon, Tim Brzezinski

## 1.

Without looking up the formula on another tab in your internet browser, describe below, in your own words, how you could find the **area of ANY TRAPEZOID** in terms of both its bases and its height.

## 2.

In the **trapezoid** above, suppose base 1 = 6 cm, base 2 = 3 cm, and the height = 5 cm.
What would the area of the **trapezoid** be?