Mathematics

In the diagram, PQRS is a trapezium with PQ||SR. STR is a straight line, PSHQT,…

In the diagram, PQRS is a trapezium with PQ||SR. STR is a straight line, PSHQT, PTHQR. If |PQ| = 12cm and the height of the trapezium is 9cm, find its area.
  • A.
    96cm2
  • B.
    108cm2
  • C.
    135cm2
  • D.
    162cm2
  • E.
    216cm2
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation

A = 1/2(A + B)h = 1/2(24 + 12) x 9 = 162