Name:    Lesson 1: The Area of a Parallelogram

1.

What is the area of a parallelogram with the following dimensions?

base = 3 cm     height = 5 cm
 a. 8 cm2 b. 15 cm2 c. 7.5 cm2 d. 2 cm2

2.

base = 9 cm     height = 6cm
 a. 15 cm2 b. 3 cm2 c. 54 cm2 d. 27 cm2

3.

base = 7.5 m     height = 6.5 m
 a. 14 m2 b. 48.8 m2 c. 1 m2 d. 24.25 m2

4.

base = 6.8 cm     height = 4.4 cm
 a. 2.4 cm2 b. 12.2 cm2 c. 11.2 cm2 d. 29.9 cm2

5.

base = 7.65 m     height = 3.3 m
 a. 10.95 m2 b. 16.753 m2 c. 25.3 m2 d. 4.35 m2

6.

What is the missing dimension if you are given the following measurements for a parallelogram.

area = 69 cm2     height = 3 cm
 a. 23 cm b. 63 cm c. 72 cm d. 207 cm

7.

area = 45 m2     base = 9 m
 a. 4 m b. 5 m c. 6 m d. 7 m

8.

area = 22.75 m2     height = 3.5 m
 a. 5.25 m b. 6.5 m c. 3.5 m d. 5.75 m

9.

What is the formula for finding the area of a parallelogram?
 a. A = b x h b. A = b-h c. A = b/h d. A = b+h

10.

A parallelogram has an area of 25 cm2.  Which of the following are possible dimensions?
 a. b = 5 cm, h = 5 cm c. b = 4 cm, h = 4.5 cm b. b = 6 cm, h = 5 cm d. b = 7 cm, h = 4 cm