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The area of a parallelogram is the length times the vertical height.

In a rectangle, the vertical height is the same as the width so the area is length times width.

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How is the formula for the parallelogram related to the area formula of the rectangle?

The area formula for the parallelogram is related to the area formula for a rectangle because you can make the parallelogram into a rectangle to find the area.


Why do the parallelogram and the rectangle have the same area?

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How is the area of a rectangle and a parallelogram the same?

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Can a parallelogram have the same area as a rectangle?

Yes it can. For one thing, a rectangle is a parallelogram so of course the answer is trivially yes. Now take a parallelogram that is not a rectangle. Area =basexheight These values can certainly be the same as the lenght of the sides of a rectangle.


Draw a rectangle that is not a parallelogram?

draw a parallelogram which is not a rectangle.verify that its area is equal to the rectangle on the same base and altitude


Which has a bigger area - a parallelogram or a rectangle?

A big parallelogram has more area than a small rectangle. A small parallelogram has less area than a big rectangle. The question is a lot like asking: "Which one is older, a dog or a cat ?"


Which formula is similar to the formula for the area of a parallelogram?

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Can you deduce the area of a parallelogram from the area of a rectangle?

No. The area of a parallelogram varies infinitely from the maximum, as a rectangle, to virtually zero and the angles vary infinitely from 90 degrees to virtually zero or 180 degrees as the height of the parallelogram is reduced. There is no way to deduce the area of the parallelogram at any particular point in this transition by using the area of the rectangle alone.


Why is the area of a rectangle greater than that of a parallelogram?

Not necessarily. In fact, if a rectangle and parallelogram have the same base and height, their areas are equal.


What is an area of a rectangle or parallelogram?

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Why would the formula of area of a parallelogram be similar to a rectangle?

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