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## Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

#### Introduction

#### Terms

**Area**- A quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional shape.

**Parallel**- Parallel lines are lines that always have the same distance between them.

**Parallelogram**- A four-sided polygon with opposite sides parallel.

**Quadrilateral**- A four sided figure.

## Examples

#### Area of a Parallelogram

Find the perimeter

Perimeter = 2 * Base + 2 * Side

Perimeter = 2 * + 2 *

#### Area of a Parallelogram (w/ Decimal Base)

Find the perimeter

Perimeter = 2 * Base + 2 * Side

Perimeter = 2 * + 2 *