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The volume os the area of the crosssection times the width of 5 m. The crosssection is a trapezoid and the area of a trapezoid is the average of the lengths of the parallel sides times th distance between the parallel sides. The length of the parallel sides are 1.5 m and 2.5 m so the average is (1.5 + 2.5)/2 m and the diatance between the parallel sides in 10 m. I hope this hepps,  


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