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# How do you find the are of a trapezoid?

## Answer

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###### January 27, 2012 2:31PM

Area in square units = 0.5*(sum of parallel sides)*height

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### What is the formula to find the volume of a trapezoid?

---- it is IMPOSSIBLE to find the volume of a
trapezoid, because a trapezoid is a 2-dimensional figure, and
volume is for 3-dimensional figures. ---- you may find the area
though, because that is possible for 2-dimensional
figures. ----
A trapezoid is a 2-dimensional (plane) figure.
Its volume is zero.

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