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Honors Geometry Section 5.2 Areas of Triangles and Quadrilaterals
You can see that the area of parallelogram ABCD is equal to the area of rectangle EBCF.
For a parallelogram with base b and height h, the area is given by the formula: A parallelogram = ______ Note that the height is the length of the segment perpendicular to the base from a point on the opposite side which is called the altitude of the parallelogram.