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Find the area of a parallelogram if a base and corresponding altitude have the indicated lengths. Write your answer as a mixed number.
Base 3 1/2 feet, 3/4 altitude feet.
PLEASE HELPP!!!!!! THANKS :)
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ash2326
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\[Area\ of\ parallelogram\ = Base\ \times\ Altitude\]
\[Base= 3\frac{1}{2}=3+\frac{1}{2}=\frac{3\times 2}{1\times 2}+\frac{1}{2}=\frac{6}{2}+\frac12=\frac72\]
\[Altitude=\frac{3}{4}\]
so
\[Area=\frac72 \times \frac34\]
I think you can solve now, can't you?
nomnom147
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just multiply the fractions right?
ash2326
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Yeah, that's it:)
FoolForMath
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Yes.
ash2326
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Don't forget the units, feet^2
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Sorry, I thought ash left :P
nomnom147
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so is it 4.6?
ash2326
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\[21/8 \ne\ 4.6\]
Check again!!
nomnom147
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2.625 sqft?
ash2326
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Yeah:D great work:D
nomnom147
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thank you sooo much :D
nomnom147
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its saying that the answer is wrong
ash2326
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Type the answer in mixed fraction or fraction form
\[\frac{21}{8}=2\frac{5}{8}\]
nomnom147
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yes got it! @ash2326
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thank you!
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Thank you sooo much!!!