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How to Find the Altitude of a Trapezoid Video

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Find the altitude of this isosceles trapezoid:

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1. What is the first step in finding the altitude of a trapezoid?

2. Which one of the following is true about calculating the height of a trapezoid where the triangles drawn are both isosceles and right triangles?

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Complete the quiz and worksheet any time to check your comprehension of finding the altitude of trapezoids. Steps in finding the altitude and sample math problems are covered on the quiz.

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  • Information required to find the altitude of a trapezoid
  • Examples of finding the altitude of a trapezoid
  • The first step to finding the altitude of trapezoids

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on determining the altitude of a trapezoid
  • Problem solving - use what you've learned to solve sample word problems and solve for the altitude based on a given image
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Additional Learning

You can learn more about these techniques by using the lesson titled How to Find the Altitude of a Trapezoid. Some other topics you can explore at your own pace include:

  • The meaning of 'altitude'
  • Characteristics of a trapezoid
  • Trapezoid diagrams
  • A real-world example of finding the altitude of a trapezoid
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