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Find the perimeter and area of each figure below.

  1. A trapezoid with horizontal parallel bases, sides labeled as follows: Left, 5 in., top, 8 in., right, 6 in., bottom, 15.5 inches. A dashed line, labeled 4 inches, is perpendicular to both bases.

    Refer to the Math Notes in Lesson 1.1.2.
    Check your Toolkit for area and perimeter.

    Perimeter: inches
    Area: square inches

  1. A triangle with sides labeled as follows: left side, 6mm, right side, 8.5 mm, bottom, 12 millimeters, with a dashed line segment, labeled 4 mm, from the top vertex, to the bottom, at right angles.

    See part (a).