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# Lesson 3-2 Example 4 3-2 Solve. FLAGS Catalina is making a flag in the shape of a parallelogram. The flag has a base of 48 inches and a height of 30 inches.

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Lesson 3-2 Example 4 3-2 Solve. FLAGS Catalina is making a flag in the shape of a parallelogram. The flag has a base of 48 inches and a height of 30 inches. What is the area of the flag? Understand Read the question. Write what you know. The base of the flag is 48 inches and the height of the flag is 30 inches.

Lesson 3-2 Example 4 3-2 Plan Pick a strategy. One strategy is to use a formula. Substitute value for the base and the height into the area formula.

Lesson 3-2 Example 4 3-2 Solve Use the formula. A = b × h A = 48 in × 30 in A = 1,440 in 2 The area of the flag is 1,440 square inches.

Lesson 3-2 Example 4 3-2 Check Use repeated addition to check your answer.

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