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# Solve for b 2 in A = 1/2 h(b 1+b 2), if A = 16, h = 4, and b 1 = 3. b 2 =

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The answer is [tex]b_2[/tex] = 5.Step-by-step explanation:Given, [tex]A=\frac{1}{2}h(b_{1}+b_{2})\\[/tex]A = 16,h = 4[tex]b_1[/tex] = 3Putting values in given formula;[tex]16=\frac{1}{2}*4(3+b_2)\\16=\frac{4}{2}(3+b_2)\\16=2(3+b_2)\\16=6+2b_2\\[/tex]Subtracting 6 from both sides[tex]16-6=6-6+2b_2\\10=2b_2\\[/tex]Dividing both sides by 2[tex]\frac{2b_2}{2}=\frac{10}{2}\\b_2=5[/tex]The answer is [tex]b_2[/tex] = 5.Keywords: Division, SubtractionLearn more about subtraction at:brainly.com/question/5527192brainly.com/question/5528742#LearnwithBrainly