# Parallelogram Area

- Author:
- Edward Knote

## Investigation: Move the slides and point F and use your observations to help answer the questions below.

1) If you only move point F describe what changes and what does not change about the parallelogram.

2) Using the hint slider to help you describe how the formula for the area of a rectangle is related to the area for a parallelogram?

3) What is different about the height of a parallelogram and the height of a rectangle?

## 4) Find the are of the following parallelogram. Use the tools to show your work.

5) Select the correct area of the parallelogram from question 4.

## 6) Find the are of the following parallelogram. Use the tools to show your work.

5) Select the correct area of the parallelogram from question 6.