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The area of the trapezoid at right is . What is ? Show all work.  

What is the formula for the area of a trapezoid?
Use that to solve for .


A trapezoid with horizontal bases labeled 6 cm and 10 cm.  A right triangle is created by a line segment h , drawn from the lower left vertex, to the upper base, at right angles.