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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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  1. 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?

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    just multiply the fractions right?

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  3. ash2326
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    Yeah, that's it:)

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  4. FoolForMath
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    Yes.

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  5. ash2326
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    Don't forget the units, feet^2

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  6. FoolForMath
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    Sorry, I thought ash left :P

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  7. nomnom147
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    so is it 4.6?

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  8. ash2326
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    \[21/8 \ne\ 4.6\] Check again!!

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    2.625 sqft?

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  10. ash2326
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    Yeah:D great work:D

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  11. nomnom147
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    thank you sooo much :D

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  12. nomnom147
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    its saying that the answer is wrong

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  13. ash2326
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    Type the answer in mixed fraction or fraction form \[\frac{21}{8}=2\frac{5}{8}\]

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  14. nomnom147
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    yes got it! @ash2326

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    thank you!

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