# Please help meee(urgentttt)!!

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i have no idea how to do this:

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Basically the way to work out a trapezium is: 'half the sum of the parallel sides (12 and 17) times the distance between them (unknown).
To find out the distance between them you need to use trigonometry which is why you are given the angle
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(Original post by LoveAmore)
Basically the way to work out a trapezium is: 'half the sum of the parallel sides (12 and 17) times the distance between them (unknown).
To find out the distance between them you need to use trigonometry which is why you are given the angle
So if you were to figuratively split the trapezium into a rectangle and right-angled triangle you could use 'tan' to find out the length of the side of the triangle opposite the angle.
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