High School Math : How to find the length of the side of a trapezoid

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Example Question #1 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Trapezoid

The following quadrilaterals are similar. Solve for .


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When polygons are similar, the sides will have the same ratio to one another. Set up the appropriate proportions.

Cross multiply.

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