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Perimeter and area of parallelograms and rhombuses

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

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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Table of contents of this lesson: Perimeter and area of parallelograms and rhombuses

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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**

## Perimeter of parallelogram and rhombus