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Videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn how to solve word problems that involve area of parallelogram and missing sides.

A Parallelogram Word Problem

Example: The area of a parallelogram is 507 cm

Example: In the given diagram of a parallelogram, ABCD, m∠A = 30, AB = 10 and AD = 6. What is the area of the parallelogram ABCD?

Students learn the formula for the area of a parallelogram, and are asked to solve problems using this formula. Note that the Pythagorean theorem is used to find the height.

Learn to find missing measures in rectangles and parallelograms.

1. Kim and her dad are planting a rectangular garden. The area of the garden 1,080 ft

2. What is the height of the parallelogram with an area of 66 inches

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