# High School Math : How to find the area of a parallelogram in pre-algebra

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram In Pre Algebra

What is the area of a parallelogram with a base of  and a height of ?

Explanation:

What is the area of a parallelogram with a base of  and a height of ?

To solve this question you must know the formula for the area of a parallelogram.

The formula is

So we can plug in the side length for both base and height to yield

Perform the multiplication to arrive at the answer of .

### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram In Pre Algebra

What is the area of a parallelogram with a base of  and a height of ?

Explanation:

To solve this question you must know the formula for the area of a parallelogram.

The formula is .

So we can plug in the side length for both base and height to yield

Perform the multiplication to arrive at the answer of .

### Example Question #3 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram In Pre Algebra

What is the area of a parallelogram with a base of  and a height of ?

Explanation:

To find the are of a parallelogram, use the equation:

Substitute the given values for base and height into the formula:

### Example Question #4 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram In Pre Algebra

Find the area of a parallelogram with a height of 15 inches and a base of 10 inches.

Explanation:

The formula for the area of a parallelogram is base times height, or .

A = b * h = 10 * 15 = 150

### Example Question #5 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram In Pre Algebra

What is the area of a parallelogram with a base of  and a height of ?

Explanation:

, where B is the base and H is the height.

Plug in the given values:

### Example Question #6 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram In Pre Algebra

A parallelogram has a base which is  feet long and another side of  feet. The height of the parallelogram is  feet. What is the area of the parallelogram?