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#### 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 ****triangle****, we multiply the base times the height, then divide by 2.**

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