Topic: Area E2.4 – Area of a Trapezoid

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Ontario Curriculum Expectation:

6.E2.4 determine the areas of trapezoids, rhombuses, kites, and composite polygons by decomposing them into shapes with known areas.

To find the area of a trapezoid, use the formula 12 × (base 1 + base 2) × height.

The units of area are square units, such as cm2 or m2.