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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.