 # Area of Parallelogram and Triangle

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Objective: I know how to calculate the area of parallelogram and triangle.

To find the area of a parallelogram, we multiply the base by the height. The height of a parallelogram is always perpendicular to the base.

Area = bh

A triangle has half the area of a parallelogram with the same base and height. The formula for area of triangle is

Area = Read the lessons on area of parallelogram and area of triangle if you need to learn how to calculate the area of a parallelogram or triangle.

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Find the area of the parallelogram or triangle.

base = 6 ft
height = 12 ft
area of parallelogram =

base = 16 mm
height = 5 mm
area of triangle =

base = 7 m
height = 24 m
area of triangle =

base = 11 in
height = 9 in
area of parallelogram =

base = 60 cm
height = 7 cm
area of triangle =

base = 10 ft
height = 45 ft
area of parallelogram =

base = 13 m
height = 8 m
area of parallelogram =

base = 42 in
height = 9 in
area of triangle =

base = 6 cm
height = 52 cm
area of parallelogram =

base = 50 mm
height = 20 mm
area of triangle =

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