Practice!

Sample Problem

Find the area of each parallelogram.

The area of parallelogram a is cm2.

The area of parallelogram b is cm2.

Solution

Length of parallelogram a

 = 10 cm

Height of parallelogram a

 = 5 cm

Area of parallelogram a

 = 10 cm × 5 cm

 = 50 cm2

Length of parallelogram b

 = 5 cm

Height of parallelogram b

 = 7 cm

Area of parallelogram b

 = 5 cm × 7 cm

 = 35 cm2