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6-63.

Find the area and perimeter of the trapezoid at right.  

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

Label the height of each triangle, . For the left triangle, label the second leg, . Solve for  and .

 and 

Follow a similar process for the second triangle.

Area  yds
Perimeter  yds