### Area of Parallelograms

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Examine and manipulate a parallelogram and find its area. Explore the relationship between the area of a parallelogram and the area of a rectangle using an animation.

### User Lesson Materials (2):

• ##### Area of Parallelograms & Triangles

This is the exploration guide recreated on Word with space and lines for student responses.

Designed For:  Math 6, Math 7, Math 8

• ##### Using Heron's Formula

I n this activity I added the calculation of the area of the triangle using the Heron's Formula and taking advantage of the tool for distance calculation. At the and of the Exploration Guide I added this extra activity.

Designed For:  General/Consumer Math, Geometry, Geometry, Pre-Calculus

### User Recommendations (2):

• ##### This gizmo is a perfect extension of the Connected Math lessons in Covering and Surrounding.

Recommended For:  Math 6

• ##### Apply to gardening and land surveys

Recommended For:  Earth/Space Science, Environmental Science

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