# 1    Find the area of the following trapeziums (Fig 11.8)(i)

(i) Area of trapezium

$=\frac{1}{2}\ (Sum\: of\: Parallel\: sides)\times (Distance\: between \:parallel \:sides)$

$=\frac{1}{2}\times 16\times 3$

$=27cm^{2}$

(ii)

Area of trapezium

$=\frac{1}{2}\ (Sum\: of\: Parallel\: sides)\times (Distance\: between \:parallel \:sides)$

$=\frac{1}{2}\times (10+5)\times 6$

$=45$ $cm^{2}$

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