Area of a Parallelogram.
The area of a parallelogram is given by
A = (base)(height).
Positioning the parallelogram so that the long side
will not change the area. If the long side were called
height--instead of the base, as depicted above--then
labels "base" and "height" gives the same result.
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Bettina Richmond and Tom Richmond.
Updated May 22, 2008.