Area of Parallelogram Formula
The area of a parallelogram is given by the width multiplied by the height.
Expression  Description 

The area of the parallelogram.  
The width length.  
The height length. 
The area of any parallelogram is given by to the base multiplied by the height.
This example shows how to calculate the area of a parallelogram with a base length of and a height of .
Start by setting up the formula.
Substitute the values for the base and height into the formula.
Evaluate the multiplication.
The area of the parallelogram is equal to units squared.
This example shows how to calculate the area of a parallelogram with a base length of and a height of .
Start by setting up the formula.
Substitute the values for the base and height into the formula.
Evaluate the multiplication.
The area of the parallelogram is equal to units squared.
This example shows how to calculate the area of a parallelogram with a base length of and a height of .
Start by setting up the formula.
Substitute the values for the base and height into the formula.
Evaluate the multiplication.
The area of the parallelogram is equal to units squared.
This formula can be derived using geometry and the area of a rectangle^{[1]}.

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