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Applying the formula to find the area of parallelograms
Students find the area of a rectangle by multiplying the length by the width, and find the area of a parallelogram by multiplying the base by the height.
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Strand and focus
|Area, volume and surface area
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving the area of triangles and parallelograms using established formulas and appropriate units
Understanding geometric properties (P6)
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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