Areas of Parallelograms and Trapezoids

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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 (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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