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February 6th, 2019, 03:09 PM   #1
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parallelogram?

Could not solve this on my exam.

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What is the area of this parallelogram?

A. 154 square units
B. 123.2 square units
C. 80 square units
D. 61.6 square units

parallelogram:

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Could not solve this on my exam.

Please help with explanation.

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What is the area of this parallelogram?

A. 154 square units
B. 123.2 square units
C. 80 square units
D. 61.6 square units

parallelogram:
$A = bh = 15.4 \cdot 8$

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A=bh

A=15.4 x 8

A=123.2 square units


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