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162 resources with the keyterm parallelogram

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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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The Quilt She Built - Enrichment 20.4

For Students 6th - 7th
In this math enrichment worksheet, students find the area of pieces of a parallelogram-shaped quilt as they respond to 6 short answer questions.
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Area of a Parallelogram - Geometry Help

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Work the problem shown in this video to learn how to determine the area of a parallelogram. Basic algebra, area, and the Pythagorean Theorem are used to find the missing value and solve the problem of area.
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Triangle?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher explains how the formula for a triangle was determined. It is related to a parallelogram. What? The formula for the area of a triangle is derived from the area of a parallelogram? Seeing is believing, so watch this video to...
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Naming Quadrilaterals

For Students 3rd
Scholars examine six common quadrilaterals and identify each by writing its name beneath the shape. Next, they sketch four shapes: parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, and trapezoid. Once finished, review which features helped learners...
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Naming Polygons

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
What polygon is this? Young geometers categorize shapes by circling all the quadrilaterals in a set of figures. Next, they write the names of 10 polygons using a visual guide as reference. Review the guide together before they start if...
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Similarity and Dilations - Discover Properties of Similar Figures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of similar figures. In this properties of similar figures lesson, pupils construct similar figures using Cabri Jr. They dilate their figure to create a similar one, and discuss the relationships between...
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Areas of Quadrilaterals and Triangles

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is an area of quadrilaterals and triangles worksheet in which learners solve five short answer problems. They find the area of rectangles, parallelograms, squares, triangles, and trapezoids given a word problem or sketch of the figure.
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Mastering Math Vocabulary Using Magnetic Manipulatives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore two dimensional shapes. In this geometry "shapes" instructional activity, pupils define geometric shapes using specific vocabulary (included). They construct geometric figures using magnetic manipulatives,...
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Quadrilaterals and Angle Sums - Homework 14.6

For Students 4th - 7th
In this quadrilaterals and angle measure worksheet, students classify figures, find missing angle measures, and draw quadrilaterals according to specifications. Students solve ten problems.
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Quadrilaterals and Angle Sums - ELL 14.6

For Students 4th - 6th
In this identifying quadrilaterals and angles true and false worksheet, students review sides and angles of a quadrilateral, parallelogram, trapezoid, rectangle, rhombus, and square and write true and false answers to statements....
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 3

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
There are many different polygons, so give your learners a activity that practices area and perimeter on the various shapes. This full-page activity includes problems with hexagons, trapezoids, squares, parallelograms, and rectangles....
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 2

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Alternate between area and perimeter with this worksheet, practicing both concepts with different shapes. Problems include examples with parallelograms, octagons, squares, rectangles, and trapezoids. The formulas are not provided, so...
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 1

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Test your mathematicians' skills with this full page of area and perimeter problems. Find the area and perimeter of different shapes including squares, parallelograms, trapezoids, and octagons. The formulas are not provided, so this...
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Parallelogram?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
So you are trying to tell me that a parallelogram is a rectangle in disguise? Wow! And I can use a similar formula of the area of a rectangle to find the area of a parallelogram? Wow! Ok, show me how! A=bh. So simple really.
4:45
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Triangle?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The teacher explains how the formula for a triangle was determined. It is related to a parallelogram. What? The formula for the area of a triangle is derived from the area of a parallelogram? Seeing is believing, so watch this video to...
6:02
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Make a parallelogram out of two trapezoids to find the area of one trapezoid? Sounds pretty complicated. Well, it's not complicated but there are a lot of steps. The instructor does a pretty good job of diagramming and explaining just...
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How Do You Find the Base of a Parallelogram if You Know the Area and Height?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
There are three variables in the formula for a parallelogram. Two of the values are given in this problem. Find the third value. Identify what each of the variables means. Match up the given values to the variables. Then solve for the...
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How Do You Find the Area of a Parallelogram?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
So you are trying to tell me that a parallelogram is a rectangle in disguise? Wow! And I can use a similar formula of the area of a rectangle to find the area of a parallelogram? Wow! Ok, show me how! A=bh. So simple really.
6:13
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Circle?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Cut up a circle and make a parallelogram! What? No way! Yes way! Watch the instructor illustrate just how to cut up the circle and get that parallelogram to then get the formula for the area of a circle. It really works! Base,...
5:15
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What is a Rhombus?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A closed figure with four sides means it's a quadrilateral. Each of the different types of quadrilaterals have special properties. The instructor in this video explains the special properties of a rhombus. Parallel sides and congruent...
5:56
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What is a Rectangle?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
What are the characteristics and properties of a quadrilateral that make it a rectangle? Four sides? Right angles? Parallel sides? Watch this video and follow along as the instructor explains the terms and properties that make a...
4:52
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What is a Quadrilateral?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
What's so special about quadrilaterals? There are five special types, yes, five. Can you name them? The instructor in this video diagrams and illustrates the special types of quadrilaterals and explains what makes each one special.
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What is a Parallelogram?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A rectangle, a rhombus, a square, a trapezoid - are any of these a parallelogram? What are the criteria that make a shape a parallelogram? It has something to do with parallel sides, congruent sides, and congruent angles. Help your young...