Posted by **Jamie** on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 4:19pm.

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1.) Find the area of a rectangle in which the base measures 20 centimeters and the height is half the length of the base.

My Answer= area= 200cm squared

2.) Find the area of a parallelogram in which the height measures 14 inches and the base measures 6 inches more than the height.

My Answer= 68in squared

Thanks. A lot.

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 4:26pm
Your first answer is correct. 20 * 10 = 200 square centimeters.

The second answer is not correct. The height is 14 inches and the base is 20 inches. The formula is A = b * h

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**Jamie**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 4:33pm
I don't know how I got 68. Would this be correct: a= 280in squared? Or am I still off?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 4:35pm
You've got it now. The area of the parallelogram is 280 square inches.

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