# 9.9: Area of a Parallelogram

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Area

Area is the space within the perimeter of a two-dimensional figure.Parallelogram

Parallelogram

A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides.Perimeter

Perimeter

Perimeter is the distance around a two-dimensional figure.Area of a Parallelogram

Area of a Parallelogram

The area of a parallelogram is equal to the base multiplied by the height: A = bh. The height of a parallelogram is always perpendicular to the base (the sides are not the height).### Image Attributions

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Find the area of parallelograms given the base and the height

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