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2-137.

Form a rectangle using the left portion of the parallelogram. Then find the area of the rectangle.

When the trapezoid is copied and rotated, a parallelogram can be formed.

Form a parallelogram using the rotated trapezoid.

Now find the area of the parallelogram.

Use this area to find the area of the original trapezoid.

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