Calculate the area of the parallelogram PQRS give P = (−2,−2), Q = (1,4), R = (6,6), S = (3,0)
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The picture shows the parallelogram with additional lines.

Area of triangle PRT=64/2=32

Area of triangle SRM=18/2=9

Area of rectangle SMTU=6

Area of triangle PSU=10/2=5

Area of triangle PRS=PRT-(SRM+SMTU+PSU)=32-(9+6+5)=12

Area of PQRS=2*PRS=24

answered Nov 26, 2016 by Rod Top Rated User (486,900 points)
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