11209
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
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
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Parallelogram
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Trapezoid
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Areas of Parallelograms and Trapezoids
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/AreasOfParallelogramsAndTrapezoids/
Contributed by:
Helen Papadopoulos
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Isosceles Trapezoid Area
Michael Schreiber
Area of a Parallelogram
Sue Hurley
Ratio of Areas in a Square
Abraham Gadalla
Total Areas of Alternating Subtriangles in a 2n-gon
Jay Warendorff
Rectangles: Perimeter and Area
Sarah Lichtblau
Signed Area of a Polygon
Bruce Atwood (Beloit College) and Stan Wagon (Macalester College)
Estimating Perimeter and Area of Simple Polygons
Chris Boucher
The Area of a Square in a Square
Abraham Gadalla
Area of a Hexagon Formed by the Vertices and Altitude Extensions of a Triangle
Jay Warendorff
Ratios of the Areas of an Internal Hexagon to Its Star to the External Hexagon
Abraham Gadalla
Related Topics
Area
Plane Geometry
Polygons
High School Geometry
High School Mathematics
Middle School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Related Curriculum Standards
US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics
1.G.A.2
6.G.A.1
7.G.B.6
HSA-SSE.B.3
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+