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Lesson 1: Areas of parallelograms

# Finding height of a parallelogram

In this lesson, we learned that the area of a parallelogram equals the base times the height. Given an area of 24 units and a base of 6 units, we used this formula to find the missing height. The answer was 4 units. Isn't math fun?

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• What app are you using to draw and solve this equation
• He is using SmoothDraw 3 application and uses Wacom Bamboo Tablet (a device like a mouse that u can use to write. It's like writing on paper) to write in the application
• Im not so sure about that. life is a nightmare
• why do we even need to put the right angle box on the dotted line?
• 2 help us understand the steps of the question.
• how do u wright with the mouse so smoothly
• they use a tablet, not a mouse
• the height to the first point is actually 5...i think it is at least.......................................
• well, if we know the length is 6 and that the area is 24, we can use the equation 24 divided by 6 and get the missing height of 4.
• How everyone's day going?
• I have no clue on this case and I am trying to solve a murder, pink panther singing out.
• Are you taking about the video
• help me plz I am stuck on this question.
• he just explained the answer?