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6-76.

Find the area and perimeter of the trapezoid at right.  

Separate the trapezoid into separate figures, a right triangles at left, a rectangle in the middle, and a right triangle at right.

Label the leg between the parallel bases as, , for both triangles. Label the second leg on the right triangle at right, and on the left triangle, . Solve for , , and .

 and 

Label the hypotenuse on the right triangle at right, . Solve for  and .

 and 

Area  yds
Perimeter  yds