The Trapezoid Area Calculator is a tool designed to calculate the area of a trapezoid when you know the lengths of its two parallel sides and the height. It’s useful for students, engineers, architects, or anyone needing quick calculations for trapezoidal shapes.

## Trapezoid Area Calculator

Calculate the area of a trapezoid by dimensions of sides and height.

## How to Use the Calculator

1. Enter Base 1 (a): Input the length of one of the parallel sides (Base 1).
2. Enter Base 2 (b): Input the length of the other parallel side (Base 2).
3. Enter Height (h): Input the height of the trapezoid (the perpendicular distance between the bases).
4. Calculate: Press the ‘Calculate Area’ button to see the area of the trapezoid.

#### Formula Used

The area of a trapezoid is calculated using the formula: Area = (a + b) * h / 2 Here, ‘a’ and ‘b’ are the lengths of the two bases, and ‘h’ is the height.

#### Examples

• Base 1 is 8 units, Base 2 is 6 units, and height is 4 units: The area is 28 square units.
• Base 1 is 10 units, Base 2 is 10 units, and height is 5 units: The area is 50 square units.
• Base 1 is 15 units, Base 2 is 5 units, and height is 3 units: The area is 30 square units.