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How to Calculate the Area of a Parallelogram Part 2

In the previous post, we have learned why the area of a parallelogram is the product of its base and height. In this post, we are going to discuss a few problems involving base, height, and area of parallelograms.

Example 1

Find the area of a parallelogram whose base is 12 cm and whose height is 18 cm.

Solution

Area = base × height

Area = 12 cm × 18 cm

Area = 216 sq. cm.  Continue Reading