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Program to find area of a Trapezoid

Definition of Trapezoid :
A Trapezoid is a convex quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides are called the bases of the trapezoid and the other two sides which are not parallel are referred to as the legs. There can also be two pairs of bases.

In the above figure CD || AB, so they form the bases and the other two sides i.e., AD and BC form the legs.
The area of a trapezoid can be found by using this simple formula :

Area=frac{a+b}{2}h


a = base
b = base
h = height

Examples :

Input : base1 = 8, base2 = 10, height = 6
Output : Area is: 54.0

Input :base1 = 4, base2 = 20, height = 7
Output :Area is: 84.0

C

// CPP program to calculate
// area of a trapezoid
#include <stdio.h>
  
// Function for the area
double Area(int b1, int b2, 
                    int h)
{
    return ((b1 + b2) / 2) * h;
}
  
// Driver Code
int main()
{
    int base1 = 8, base2 = 10, 
                   height = 6;
    double area = Area(base1, base2, 
                              height);
    printf("Area is: %.1lf", area);
    return 0;
}

Java

// Java program to calculate
// area of a trapezoid
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG
{
      
    // Function for the area
    static double Area(int b1, 
                       int b2, 
                       int h)
    {
        return ((b1 + b2) / 2) * h;
    }
  
    // Driver Code
    public static void main (String[] args)
    {
        int base1 = 8, base2 = 10
                       height = 6;
        double area = Area(base1, base2, 
                                  height);
        System.out.println("Area is: " + area);
    }
}

Python3

# Python program to calculate 
# area of a trapezoid
  
# Function for the area
def Area(b1, b2, h):
    return ((b1 + b2) / 2) * h
  
# Driver Code
base1 = 8; base2 = 10; height = 6
area = Area(base1, base2, height)
print("Area is:", area)

C#

// C# program to calculate
// area of a trapezoid
using System;
  
class GFG 
{
      
    // Function for the area
    static double Area(int b1, 
                       int b2, 
                       int h)
    {
        return ((b1 + b2) / 2) * h;
    }
  
    // Driver Code
    public static void Main ()
    {
        int base1 = 8, base2 = 10, 
                       height = 6;
        double area = Area(base1, base2,
                                  height);
        Console.WriteLine("Area is: " + area);
    }
}
  
// This code is contributed by vt_m

PHP

<?php
// PHP program to calculate
// area of a trapezoid
  
  
// Function for the area
function Area( $b1, $b2, $h)
{
    return (($b1 + $b2) / 2) * $h;
}
  
// Driver Code
  
    $base1 = 8; $base2 = 10; 
    $height = 6;
    $area = Area($base1, $base2, $height);
    echo("Area is: ");
    echo($area);
      
  
// This code is contributed by vt_m.
?>


Output :

Area is: 54.0


This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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