# ACT Math : How to find the length of the side of a trapezoid

## Example Questions

### Example Question #301 : Act Math

Given the height of a trapezoid is  and a base length is , what is the length of the other base if the area of the trapezoid is ?

Explanation:

Write the formula used to find the area of a trapezoid.

Substitute the given information to the formula and solve for the unknown base.

### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Trapezoid

is an isosceles trapezoid that is bisected by .

. If , and , then what is the length of ?