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# What is the area of parallelogram EFGH?

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19 Dec 2018, 00:10
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What is the area of parallelogram EFGH?

A. 20
B. 30
C. 40
D. 60
E. 80

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19 Dec 2018, 09:23
Bunuel wrote:

What is the area of parallelogram EFGH?

A. 20
B. 30
C. 40
D. 60
E. 80

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26 Jan 2019, 22:23
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It's so straight forward that it feels wrong.

Area of a parallelogram is base·height
Line HG is the base
The dotted line is perpendicular (right angle) and reaches to the top of the parallelogram, so it is the altitude

10·4=40=C
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