Unit 1, Lesson 6# Area of Parallelograms

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This lesson allows students to practice using the formula for the area of parallelograms, and to choose the measurements to use as a base and a corresponding height. For example, if a parallelogram on a grid has a vertical side or horizontal side, both the base and height can be more easily determined if the vertical or horizontal side is used as a base. Let's practice finding the area of parallelograms. Learning targets: students can use the area formula to find the area of any parallelogram.