Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Parallelogram Area Proof

1. Move H to the rightmost part of the segment.
2. What is the relationship between the area of the parallelogram to the area of the rectangle? Why?

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This applet illustrates that the area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and its altitude.

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1 comment:

  1. Hi,Here are some of the important properties of parallelogram hope you will agree with this,a parallelogram has four sides the opposite sides are parallel and equal,The point where two adjacent sides meet is called Vertex,a parallelogram has four vertices,a parallelogram has four angles and the diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other