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Find the area and perimeter of each figure below. Homework Help ✎

 a.   Figure a

The formula to find the area of a parallelogram is (base)(height).

In a parallelogram, opposite sides will have equal length.

Perimeter = 57 in. + 41 in. + 57 in. + 41 in.

Perimeter = 196 in.

Area = (36 in.)(57 in.) = 2052 in.2

   b.  Figure b

The formula to find the area of a triangle is

Since this is a right triangle, you can use one of the legs for the height and the other for the base.

Find the perimeter by finding the sum of the given side lengths.