Parallelograms are part of the quadrilateral family.
They have two pairs of parallel sides that are equal in length, and their opposite angles are also equal in size.
A parallelogram has a length of 6cm and a height of 10cm.
What is its area in cm²?
We multiply 6cm x 10cm which equals 60cm²
The area of this parallelogram is ? cm²
The base is 8cm and the height is 5cm,
so we multiply 8 x 5 = 40cm²