Area Of A Parallelogram

Parallelogram

It is a simple quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides.

Also denoted as ∥ gm

Area of parallelogram = base × height

Example

Find the area of the figure given below:

Solution

Base of ∥ gm = 8 cm

Height of ∥ gm = 6 cm

Area of ∥ gm = b × h

= 8 × 6

= 48 cm

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