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**Parallelogram Area**

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You can think of a parallelogram as a tilted rectangle.

Why are the formulas for rectangles and parallelograms the same?

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Remember: base and height must always be perpendicular, *b*⊥*h*.

In other words, they form a 90^{o} angle.

**Example 1:**

Find the area. Answer with proper units. To represent m2, use "sq m". Sample answer: 5 sq m

area = So the answer is area =

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