# Parallelogram Area

Move point A or point B to create a parallelogram of your choice. Drag point K to the extreme right of the segment.

1.) What is the relationship between the area of the original figure (parallelogram) and the area of the resulting rectangle?
2.) In terms of b and h, what is the area of the rectangle?
3.) Based on questions 1 and 2, what conjecture can you make about the two figures?
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What is the area of a parallelogram whose base is b and height is h?