Area and Perimeter of a ParallelogramMany different ways to practise your skills finding the areas and perimeters of parallelograms. 
This is level 5. Each of the coloured shapes are parallelograms. Find their areas and perimeters.
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Level 1  Finding the areas of parallelograms by counting squares
Level 2  Using the formula for finding the areas of parallelograms
Level 3  Finding the perimeters of parallelograms
Level 4  Finding the areas and perimeters of parallelograms by measuring lengths
Level 5  Mixed questions including distractors
Level 6  Problem solving including composite shapes and algebra
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A parallelogram is a foursided shapes with opposite sides of equal length.
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Saturday, April 24, 2021
"The questions in the six levels of this of exercises range from the laughingly easy to the headscratchingly hard. The last question of level 6 was adapted from one that appeared on a Senior Mathematical Challenge (JMC) paper.
The SMC is a 90minute, multiplechoice competition from the UK Mathematics Trust aimed at students (Year 13 and below) across the UK. It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems. The problems on the Senior Mathematical Challenge are designed to make students think. Most are accessible, yet still challenge those with more experience."