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Posted by **samantha** on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:25pm.

- 5th grade -
**paul**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:59pmok so your parallegram looks like this

5

l----\

4l-----\

7

so you know that the bottom line has 2 more meters then the top so what you do is you cut that off from the shape and think of it as a 5x4 rectangle

5

______ [\

4 [ ] 4[ \

[ ] [__\

------ 2

4x5=20 4x2=8 8/2=4

find the answer to that equation then take your leftover triangle whitch is 2x4 because its the leftover 2 from the bottom line then multiply 2x4 then divide by 2 because its a tryangle then add up both equations and you have your answer

20+4=24

- 5th grade -
**paul**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 12:00amsorry that didint work well

- 5th grade geometry -
**PsyDAG**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 1:24pmIndicate your subject in the "School Subject" box, so those with expertise in the area will respond to the question.

If your figure has "sides" of two different lengths (5 & 7), it is a trapezoid rather than a parallelogram.

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