Hi, I'm Jessie, and this is my partner, Firoze. Firoze: That's FUR-OS-A. Sorry, she's very cautious when it comes to her name pronounciation. Okay, so, today we'll be showing you how to find the area of a parallelogram. Okay, so the first step is to measure the base or the width of the parallelogram.
Next, measure the height or the length of the parallelogram. Remember, the side isn't the height. Imagine a dotted line from the top corners to the bottom, the line is straight, measure this imaginary line, not the side.
Next you multiply the base by the height. As you can see, we've already started the equation.
Your answer should be 28 cm2. Noticted the 2 after the cm. This 2 stands for square. So your answer should be 28cm (squared).
Another way of finding the area of a parallelogram, is to put it on gragh paper. Count up al, the full squares that are in the parallelogram.
Notice some squares aren't full. Try putting the half squares together, and counting them as one.
So that's basically it. It's very simple, we hope we made it clear to you. That's all for now. Firoze and Jessie signing off. We'll see you next time on 6BD' s math blog. Chouw for now!.