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Areas of Parallelograms and Trapezoids
The area formulas for parallelograms and trapezoids can be expressed graphically. Move the slider to see the shapes transform into a rectangle of the same area as the original figure.
Contributed by:
Helen Papadopoulos
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Helen Papadopoulos
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