# Area of parallelograms

In this lesson, we will learn to calculate the area of parallelograms by rearranging rectangles and we will arrive at a formula for the area of a parallelogram.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: Rectilinear shapes are polygons where all sides meet at a __________________.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: We can find the area of rectilinear shapes by splitting the shape into two or more _________________.

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Q3.Fill in the gap: One way in which the shape could be split is shown. The area of this shape can be calculated by the following calculation: 12 × ___ + 6 × 7

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Q4.What is the area of this rectilinear shape?

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Q5.Find the area (A) and perimeter (P) of this rectilinear shape.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: Rectilinear shapes are polygons where all sides meet at a __________________.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: We can find the area of rectilinear shapes by splitting the shape into two or more _________________.

2/5

Q3.Fill in the gap: One way in which the shape could be split is shown. The area of this shape can be calculated by the following calculation: 12 × ___ + 6 × 7

3/5

Q4.What is the area of this rectilinear shape?

4/5

Q5.Find the area (A) and perimeter (P) of this rectilinear shape.

5/5

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# Worksheet

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# Area of parallelograms quiz

Show what you've learnt!

Q1.Fill in the gaps, in the correct order: The area of a parallelogram is equivalent to the area of a ____________ with the same width and _______________ height.

1/5

Q2.Find the area of this parallelogram.

2/5

Q3.Find the area of this parallelogram.

3/5

Q4.Find the area of this parallelogram.

4/5

Q5.Find the area of this parallelogram.

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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# Area of parallelograms quiz

Show what you've learnt!

Q1.Fill in the gaps, in the correct order: The area of a parallelogram is equivalent to the area of a ____________ with the same width and _______________ height.

1/5

Q2.Find the area of this parallelogram.

2/5

Q3.Find the area of this parallelogram.

3/5

Q4.Find the area of this parallelogram.

4/5

Q5.Find the area of this parallelogram.

5/5

# Lesson summary: Area of parallelograms

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