Posted by **Julie** on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 5:27pm.

Find the area of the parallelogram with vertices at...? (-6,-4), (0,-4), (3,4), and (-3,4)

A) 14

B) 48

C) 24

D)

PLEASE HELP A.S.A.P., beggers can't be choosers but maybe an explanation?

- MATH -
**Henry**, Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:56pm
Procedure: Calculate 1 hor side and the height. A = bh.

A(-6,-4), D(0,-4). AD is a hor. side.

AD = 0-(-6) = 6.

A(-6,-4), B(-3,4). AB is a slant line.

tanA = Y/X = (4-(-4)) / (-3-(-6) = 8/3.

Y = 8 = h.

Area = bh = 6 * 8 = 48.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - a parallelogram has the vertices (-1,2), (4,4), (2,-1), and (-3,-3). ...
- math - A parallelogram is a convex quadrilateral with four vertices and two sets...
- Geometry - a parallelogram has the vertices (0,3), (3,0), (o,-3), and (-3,0). ...
- math - A parallelogram has an area of 8x^2 - 2x -45. The height of the ...
- Math - show that the quadrilateral with vertices at the following points is a ...
- College Math - show that the quadrilateral with vertices at the following points...
- geometry - Given: QRST is a parallelogram. Prove: QRST is a square. Complete ...
- geometry - show that (-3, 1) and (3, -1) and (1, 3) are the vertices of an ...
- math - parallelogram A is similar to Parallelogram B. If the area of ...
- Math - vector equation of a parallelogram - The vertices of a parallelogram are ...

More Related Questions