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Parallelograms

Published on 11/13/2014

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will explore the rules for finding the perimeter and area of parallelograms and rhombuses.

Objectives

ACMMG196 - Find perimeters and areas of parallelograms, trapeziums, rhombuses and kites

Vocabulary

Perimeter, area, rhombuses, parallelograms

About the Lesson

The aim of this investigation is to learn the formulas for finding the perimeter and area of a parallelogram, and a rhombus, which is a special form of a parallelogram.