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Ms. Matheison

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Area of a Parallelogram and Triangle with the Geoboard App

>> Download the Geoboard app from Self-Service. << Today you will draw a parallelogram and a triangle then practice finding the areas of the shapes. 1. Use the Geoboard app to draw a parallelogram and a triangle. Use the same color rubber band for each shape (see example). 2. Take a screenshot of your design from the Geoboard app. Tap add. 3. Upload your screenshot into the activity using the upload upload button. 4. Use the label label button to label the bases and heights for each of your shapes. 5. Find the AREA of each shape. Be sure to SHOW ALL OF YOUR WORK. (REMEMBER: area of a parallelogram is b x h, and area of a triangle is 1/2 x b x h). 6. Tap the check to submit your work.

6th Grade, 5th Grade, Math
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Area of a Parallelogram and Triangle Indiana 5.M.3 Develop and use formulas for the area of triangles, parallelograms and trapezoids.