Perimeter and area of parallelograms and rhombuses

How to calculate the perimeter and the area of parallelograms and rhombuses?

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Learn the properties of parallelograms and rhombuses: do you know how to find their perimeter and area? Discover all the secrets and the formulas!

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Area of parallelogram

Do you want to know how to calculate the area of a parallelogram? It's easy! Use the formula for the area of rectangles! Draw the height of the parallelogram and you will see a rectangle.

The area of a parallelogram is the width times the height:

A = w x h

 

Area of rhombus

Area of rhombus

Perimeter of parallelogram and rhombus

Perimeter of parallelogram and rhombus