# Area of Trapezoid Discovery

## 1.

In the **trapezoid** above, suppose base_1 = 6 cm, base_2 = 3 cm, and height = 5 cm.
What would the area of the **trapezoid** be?

## 2.

Without looking up the formula on another tab in your internet browser, describe below, in your own words, how you could find the **area of ANY TRAPEZOID** in terms of both its bases and its height.