# Solution: What are the lengths of the bases of a trapezoid?

A trapezoid has an area of 36 sq. m and an altitude of 2 m. Its two bases have the ratio of 4:5. What are the lengths of the bases?

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1998

A trapezoid has an area of 36 sq. m and an altitude of 2 m. Its two bases have the ratio of 4:5. What are the lengths of the bases?

The lengths of the bases of a trapezoid are 16 m and 20 m.

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