#### Ontario Curriculum Expectation:

#### 5.E2.5 use the area relationships among rectangles, parallelograms, and triangles to develop the formulas for the area of a parallelogram and the area of a triangle, and solve related problems.

**To find the area of a ****parallelogram****, we multiply the base by the height.**

**The units of area are square units, such as cm ^{2} or m^{2}.**