# Length 26

The length of the median of the trapezoid is 10 inches. The median divides the trapezoid into two areas whose ratio is 3:5. The length of the shorter base is:

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### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

**statistics**- mean
**geometry**- similarity of triangles
**algebra**- equation
- system of equations
- expression of a variable from the formula
**planimetrics**- area of a shape
- triangle
- trapezoid
**basic functions**- ratio

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