Ontario 09 Applied (MFM1P)
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Area of special quadrilaterals (review)

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Two identical trapezoids are placed to make a parallelogram.

Use the picture to answer the following questions about the area of the parallelogram and one of the trapezoids.

a

Find the area of the entire parallelogram.

b

Find the area of one of the trapezoids.

area of trapezoid $=$= $\frac{1}{2}$12 $\times$× area of parallelogram mm2  
area of trapezoid $=$= $\frac{1}{2}\times\editable{}$12× mm2 Fill in the value for the area of the parallelogram.
area of trapezoid $=$= $\editable{}$ mm2 Complete the multiplication
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Two identical trapezoids are used to make a rectangle.

Use the picture to answer the following questions about the area of the rectangle and one of the trapezoids.

Two identical trapezoids are placed to make a parallelogram.

Use the picture to answer the following questions about the area of the parallelogram and one of the trapezoids.

Consider the rhombus on the left.

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