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6-63.

Find the area and perimeter of the trapezoid below.

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, h, for both triangles. Label the second leg on the right triangle at right, a and on the left triangle, d. Solve for , d, and .

 and 

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

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