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Is it possible to find the height of the grey trapezoid? If it is, can you please give me a solution? Trapezoid

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  • $\begingroup$ don't think so -- different heights are possible. you could find the range for the height though... $\endgroup$ – gt6989b Feb 17 '16 at 23:06
  • $\begingroup$ No, it is not possible unless you know something more. The total heigh means nothing because you can make the part above high as you want leaving the grey part untouched. $\endgroup$ – Giovanni Resta Feb 17 '16 at 23:06
  • $\begingroup$ You need something more like the Area of the bigger one or something $\endgroup$ – user3150060 Feb 17 '16 at 23:07
  • $\begingroup$ No its not. $1+0.75+0.75=2.5$ . Ratio is $1: 2.5$ so ratio of height is $m:n$ where $m$ is height of small trapezium and $n$ of the bigger one above it. And we know $4=\frac{m}{n+m}*4+\frac{n}{n+m}*4$. Not much else we can do. $\endgroup$ – George Feb 17 '16 at 23:14
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the responses guys $\endgroup$ – SeanC Feb 18 '16 at 3:44

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