# The area of a parallelogram is 588cm^2. If the height is 12 cm, what is the base?

$b a s e = 49$ cm
Area of paralleogram$= b a s e \cdot h e i g h t$
$\rightarrow 588 = b \cdot 12$
$\rightarrow b = \frac{588}{12} = 49$ cm