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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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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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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
\[Area\ of\ parallelogram\ = Base\ \times\ Altitude\] \[Base= 3\frac{1}{2}=3+\frac{1}{2}=\frac{3\times 2}{1\times 2}+\frac{1}{2}=\frac{6}{2}+\frac12=\frac72\] \[Altitude=\frac{3}{4}\] so \[Area=\frac72 \times \frac34\] I think you can solve now, can't you?
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nomnom147Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
just multiply the fractions right?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Don't forget the units, feet^2
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FoolForMathBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sorry, I thought ash left :P
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
\[21/8 \ne\ 4.6\] Check again!!
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nomnom147Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you sooo much :D
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nomnom147Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its saying that the answer is wrong
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Type the answer in mixed fraction or fraction form \[\frac{21}{8}=2\frac{5}{8}\]
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nomnom147Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes got it! @ash2326
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