# The area of a parallelogram is 24 centimeters and the base of the parallelogram is 6 centimeters. What is the height of the parallelogram?

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May 1, 2018

4 centimetres.

#### Explanation:

Area of a parallelogram is

May 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

Area of a parallelogram can be calculated by using the formulae :

where

Therefore, by using the given information,

∴

∴

May 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

The area is always given by squared units and **never** by single units!

The area of a parallelogram is given by the equation:

#b# is the base length of the parallelogram

#h# is the height of the parallelogram

And so, plugging in our given values, we get: