Area of Kites and Rhombuses

Videos, worksheets, games and acivities to help Geometry students learn how to find the area of kites and rhombuses.

 

 

Area of Kites and Rhombuses
T he area formula for a kite is found by rearranging the pieces formed by the diagonals into a rectangle. Since one side is half of a diagonal, the area of a rhombus formula is one half the product of the diagonals. An additional formula for the area of a rhombus is to use the kite formula (it works because rhombuses are technically kites)

 

 

Area formula for a kite

 

 

Finding the Area of a Rhombus
This video shows you how to find the area of a rhombus using a formula.

 

 

Area of a Rhombus
Students learn the formula for the area of a rhombus, and are asked to solve problems using this formula.

 

 

 

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