Below is a video explaining how to find the area of a parallelogram. A parallelogram has many interesting mathematical properties. Many math problems are based on the properties of a parallelogram and many math problems involving angles, parallel lines and triangles can be solved using facts and properties found in parallelograms.

This is an example of a parallelogram.

Video showing how to find the area of a parallelogram or how to calculate the area of a parallelogram.

In case you missed the formula for calculating the area of a parallelogram, the easy parallelogram area formula is: