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Parallelogram Area

This is the same formula for the area of a rectangle.
A parallelogram is a quadrilateral where opposites sides are parallel and the same length.
You can think of a parallelogram as a tilted rectangle.

Why are the formulas for rectangles and parallelograms the same?



Remember: base and height must always be perpendicular, bh.
In other words, they form a 90o 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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