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A Parallelogram Word Problem
Example: The area of a parallelogram is 507 cm2. Its height is three times its base. Find the height and base.
Finding the area of a parallelogram given its base and one of its sides by using the properties of equilateral triangles and geometry.
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?



Area of a Parallelogram - Geometry Help
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.
Missing Measures in Rectangles and Parallelograms
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 ft2, and the width is 24 ft. What is length of the garden?
2. What is the height of the parallelogram with an area of 66 inches2 and a base of 11 inches?


 

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