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Area of Parallelograms

Area of Parallelograms

Author: Leif Park Jordan

    Derive and apply the formula for finding the area of a parallelogram, being sure to discuss units.


    Demonstrate how to locate the height in a parallelogram.


    Demonstrate how to find either the height or base of a parallelogram when given its area.


    Provide examples that allow practice solving for the area of a parallelogram, as well as solving for the height or base of a parallelogram when given the area.


This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to find the area of a parallelogram.

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This video explains how to find the area of a parallelogram.

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Determining Base or Height from Area

This video demonstrates how to work backwards from the area of a parallelogram to find its height or base.

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