answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

A parallelogram is a degenerate trapezoid: as the longer of the parallel sides of a trapezoid shrinks to the length of the shorter parallel side, the trapezoid becomes a parallelogram.

It is truer to say that the area of a trapezoid helps to find the area of a parallelogram:

area_trapezoid = mean_average_of_parallel_sides x distance_between_them

= 1/2 sum_parallel_side_lengths x distance_between_them

When the parallel sides are of equal length this becomes:

area = (1/2 x 2 x length_of_parallel_sides) x distance_between_them

= length_of_parallel_sides x distance_between_them

= area_parallelogram

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-05-27 12:27:46
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Science

20 cards

Is glucose solution a homogenous mixture

Who were scalawags and carpetbaggers

What other ocean floor feature is formed by movement of earths plates

Properties that describe the appearance of matter are known as what properties

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.82
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
49 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How area of parellogram help find area of trapezoid?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

How do you find the volume of a trapezoid prism?

I think it is area of the trapezoid x height. Sorry if i didnt help. fOR ANY PRISM IT IS THE AREA OF THE BASE (IN THIS CASE A TRAPEZOID) X VERTICAL HEIGHT ( DISTANCE BETWEEN THE TWO BASES)


How do you find the value of x in an Isosceles trapezoid?

It depends on what x represents, and what information you have about the trapezoid.


Which is the area of trapezoid EFGH?

Its area in square units = 0.5*(sum of parallel sides)*height


Can a trapezoid tile?

It depends on the type of trapezoid you are referring to. A square is a trapezoid, so in that case, yes. Otherwise, i'd need more info to help you.


Where can I find an accountant school?

accountingprogramsu.com can help you find the right school for you and that are in your area. Also accountantschools.com offer help finding a good school in your area.


Where would I find a Coast Guard recruiter in my area?

http://www.gocoastguard.com/get-the-answers/find-a-recruiter will help you to find a recruiter in your area.


"Where can I find good auto insurance business in the NY area?

www.netquote.com can help you find companies that service the area.


How do i find phone number from surname in an area?

how to find new phone number of a bpl mobile user with the help of surname and area?


Can a thematic map help you find mountains and plateaus in an area?

Yes


Where can I find a good used van in the Chicago, IL area?

www.cars.com and www.cartrader.com will help you find a good used van in the Chicago area.


How can coordinates help you to find the area of figures on the coordinate plane?

Once you know the coordinates, you can use the distance formula to find the lengths of the sides, then using that, you can find the area.


I need to find a traffic attorney in the madera county , chowchilla area can you please help me?

You can find great lawyers with their reviews at lawyers.com, and specifically for your area.

People also asked