To find the height of a parallelogram, use the formula "base times height equals area." Divide both sides of the equation by the base to find the height. Height is equal to the area divided by base. More »

Determine the area of a parallelogram by separating the shape into its component pieces and adding the individual areas together. A parallelogram can be broken into a quadrilateral and two triangles. More »

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The perimeter of a parallelogram is equal to the sum of the four lengths that make up the parallelogram. Instead of adding up all four sides, a person can find the perimeter by adding the width and the height and then mu... More »

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The formula for the area of a parallelogram is base times height. A parallelogram is a four-sided figure in which the opposite sides are parallel to one another and have the same length and the sum of all internal angles... More »

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The area of any trapezoid with base side lengths "b1" and "b2" and height "h" is given by the formula A = h(b1 + b2)/2. The base sides are the trapezoid's two parallel sides. The trapezoid's height is the length of a per... More »

The formula is the length of the prism times the area of the trapezoid, which is one-half times (a+b) times the height; the area is also called the cross-sectional area. "A" and "B" are the two bases of the trapezoid. Th... More »

The volume of a box with height "a" and basal area "B" is given by the formula V = a*B, and the volume of a spherical solid of radius "r" is given by the formula V = 4/3*pi*r^3. Volume measures the amount of space occupi... More »