Posted by **Eddie** on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:23pm.

The height of a parallelogram is 5 feet more than its base. If the area of the parallelogram is 204 square feet, find its base and height.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:47pm
base of a ||gm is

base x height

base --- x

height --- x+5

s(x+5) = 204

x^2 + 5x - 204 = 0

(x-12)(x+17) = 0

x = 12 or a negative

base is 12, height is 17

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 1:27pm
How long is the base of a parallelogram with an area of 84 square feet and a height of 12 feet

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