# ISEE Lower Level Math : How to find the area of a parallelogram

## Example Questions

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

Find the area of the parallelogram:      Explanation: ### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram What is the area of the parallelogram ABCD?      Explanation:

A parallelogram's area is found by multiplying its height by the base. The height of the parallelogram is not the side. It is the line that makes a right angle with the base. Therefore, the area of this parallelogram is: ### Example Question #2 : Plane Geometry What is the area of parallelogram ABCD?      Explanation:

A parallelogram's area is found by multiplying its height by the base. The height of the parallelogram is not the side. It is the line that makes a right angle with the base. Therefore, the area of this parallelogram is: ### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram

A parallelogram measures along its base and is high.  Calculate the area.      Explanation:

The formula to calucate a parallelogram's area is: You calculate the parallelogram's area by multiplying its base by its height.  Therefore, ### Example Question #2 : Quadrilaterals

A parallelogram measures along its base and is high.  Calculate the area.      Explanation:

The formula to calucate a parallelogram's area is: You calculate the parallelogram's area by multiplying its base by its height.  Therefore, ### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram

Find the area of a parallelogram whose height is and base is .     Explanation:

To solve, simply use the formula for the area of a parallelogram. Thus, ### Example Question #30 : Geometry

What is the area of a parallelogram if the base is , the other side is , and the height is ?       Explanation:

The area of a parallelogram is so the answer would be .

### Example Question #31 : Geometry

Find the area of the given parallelogram:      Explanation:

Find the area of the given parallelogram: To find the area of a parallelogram, simply do the following: Where b is the base, and h is the height. Note that the height is the length of the perpendicular line connecting both bases. In this case, our height is 12mi and our base is 144 miles. ### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Parallelogram

Find the area of the given parallelogram:       Explanation:

Find the area of the given parallelogram: To find the area of a parallelogram, simply use the following formula for area of a parallelogram: Where b is the base, and h is the height. Note that the height is the length of the perpendicular line connecting both bases. In this case, our height is 12 mi and our base is 144 mi. ### All ISEE Lower Level Math Resources 