Question

# Two parallel sides of a trapezium are of lengths 57 cm and 39 cm. The distance between the parallel sides is 30 cm. Find the area of the trapezium.

A

1440 cm2

B

1244 cm2

C

1144 cm2

D

1044 cm2

Solution

## The correct option is A 1440 cm2 Let 'a' and 'b' be the parallel sides of the trapezium and 'h' be the height of the trapezium Area of trapezium =12(sum of parallel sides)×height  ⇒12(a+b)×h=12(57+39)×30=1440 cm2

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