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### G6 m5-a-lesson 1-s

1. 1. Lesson 1: The Area of Parallelograms Through Rectangle Facts Date: 5/23/14 S.1 1 © 2014 Common Core, Inc. Some rights reserved. commoncore.org This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. NYS COMMON CORE MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM 6•5Lesson 1 Lesson 1: The Area of Parallelograms Through Rectangle Facts Classwork Opening Exercise Name each shape. Exercises 1. Find the area of each parallelogram below. Each figure is not drawn to scale. a. b. c. 5 cm 6 cm 4 cm 10 m 25 m 8 m 7 ft. 11.5 ft. 12 ft.
2. 2. Lesson 1: The Area of Parallelograms Through Rectangle Facts Date: 5/23/14 S.2 2 © 2014 Common Core, Inc. Some rights reserved. commoncore.org This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. NYS COMMON CORE MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM 6•5Lesson 1 2. Draw and label the height of each parallelogram. Use the correct mathematical tool to measure the base and the height in inches, and calculate the area of each parallelogram. a. b. c. 3. If the area of a parallelogram is 35 42 cm2 and the height is 1 7 cm, write an equation that relates the height, base, and area of the parallelogram. Solve the equation. base base base
3. 3. Lesson 1: The Area of Parallelograms Through Rectangle Facts Date: 5/23/14 S.3 3 © 2014 Common Core, Inc. Some rights reserved. commoncore.org This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. NYS COMMON CORE MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM 6•5Lesson 1 Problem Set Draw and label the height for each parallelogram. 1. 2. Calculate the area of each parallelogram. The figures are not drawn to scale. 3. 6 cm 13 cm 8 cm base base Lesson Summary The formula to calculate the area of a parallelogram is 𝐴 = 𝑏ℎ, where 𝑏 represents the base and ℎ represents the height of the parallelogram. The height of a parallelogram is the line segment perpendicular to the base.