HSC Together Year 11 Maths Standard: Trapezoidal Rule

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• Formulae and Equations
• Measurement and Energy
• Relative Frequency and Probability
• Perimeter, Area and Volume
• Classifying and Representing Data
• Linear Relationships
• Interest and Depreciation
• Exploring and Describing Data
• Working with Time
• Budgeting and Household Expenses
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# Trapezoidal Rule

### What is the Trapezoidal Rule?

The trapezoidal rule is the area formula for a trapezium with different names for the variables. The rule is used to estimate the area of a shape with an irregular boundary, such as lakes.

### How to Use the Trapezoidal Rule to Calculate the Areas of Irregular Shapes

The video below explains how to apply the formula to a variety of questions.

### Using the Rule More Than Once for One Shape

Sometimes, you will need to do two applications of the formula in order to find a more accurate area for the shape. The video below shows you how to do this.

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